Six Williamson students won gold medals at the SkillsUSA state competitions and two won silver in Hershey, April 9-11. The gold medal winners will compete at the national competitions in Kansas City June 24-28.
Winning gold were: Masonry — Brandon Gain 1W4, construction technology-masonry; Carpentry — Bill Davis 1W5, construction technology-carpentry; Automated Manufacturing Technology — machine tool technology seniors Mike Fenstermacher, Chris Massey, and Keith McCarthy; and Industrial Motor Control — Richard Smith 1W5, power plant technology.
Silver medal winners were: Precision Machine Technology — Joe Goodwin 1W5, machine tool technology; and Technical Drafting — Jon Wood 1W4, machine tool technology.
Dan Hiltebeitel, SkillsUSA advisor and director of construction technology-masonry, said “We had an outstanding group of young men and they were very successful. Williamson students keep getting better and better and constantly impress the judges and advisors from other schools. They represented Williamson very well. I can’t wait to see how we do at nationals.”
In addition to Hiltebeitel, other instructors who traveled to Hershey were Ken Nelson, director of construction technology-carpentry, Carmen Martella, director of machine tool technology, and Jim Schell, instructor of power plant technology.]]>