Suwannee Democrat


May 16, 2014

SkillsUSA: 5 local students heading to nationals

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Suwannee-Hamilton Technical Center students attended the 2014 Florida SkillsUSA competition in late April and didn’t disappoint. Five students brought home the gold and will now represent our community and SHTC at nationals June 22-28.

Caitlin Byrd received gold in early childhood education under advisor Kim Thomas; Christopher Gustavson, Robert Hancock, Joseph Shinholser and Dakota Smith brought home gold with Team Works construction team under advisor Bob Makela. 

Cristian Campos, Michael Carr and Ethan Creech received a silver medal for Team Works. Felicia Crawford received a silver medal for men’s haircutting; Jose Gomez received silver for plumbing and Imani Lee received silver for early childhood education.

For bronze, Hector Agapito clinched one for masonry and Adrian Guenther received one for plumbing.

Approximately 1,200 competed at state in Pensacola. 

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