A group of 14 Chattahoochee Technical College students representing a variety of college programs earned 10 medals at the recent statewide SkillsUSA competition held in Atlanta.
“I am very proud of how well our students did,” said Chattahoochee Technical College President Dr. Ron Newcomb. “Their success is a tremendous accomplishment, especially since this is a state competition. They put in a lot of hard work to bring home numerous medals.”
Bringing home the gold were Mitchell Georgiana of the Criminal Justice Technology program, and Yuri Truelove, of the Motorcycle Technology program.
The college’s two gold medal winners will represent Chattahoochee Tech in Criminal Justice and Motorcycle Technology at the National SkillsUSA Competition in Louisville, KY.
SkillsUSA is a national, nonprofit student organization that has developed more than 10 million workers through active partnerships between employers and educators. Hundreds of American industries have turned to SkillsUSA as the source for employees who exemplify “Champions at Work” in both skills and attitudes. With more than 395,000 members, SkillsUSA has served more than 12.5 million annual members cumulatively since 1965.
Below is a full list of the winners:
GOLD MEDAL WINNERS:
Mitchell Georgiana – Criminal Justice Technology – Faculty Advisor – Craig Cass
Yuri Truelove – Motorcycle Technology – Faculty Advisor – Ben Pendley
Josh Boudreau – CNC Milling – Faculty Advisor – Wayne Plos
Ikey Scales – CNC Turning – Faculty Advisor – Wayne Plos
Thomas Fernandez – Diesel Equipment Technology – Faculty Advisor – Evan Dover
Chris England – Television Production – Faculty Advisor – Thomas Logan
Julian Mintz – Television Production – Faculty Advisor – Thomas Logan
Daniel Lee – Culinary Arts – Faculty Advisor – Hillary Gallagher
Graham Smith – Television Production – Faculty Advisor – Thomas Logan
Jacob Ciaramella – Television Production – Faculty Advisor – Thomas Logan