Area students to participate in state Skills USA conference
For the Press Times
GREEN BAY/KEWAUNEE – Multiple are students will compete in the 50th annual Skills USA Wisconsin State Leadership and Skills Conference April 25-26.
The competition will take place at the Alliant Energy Center and Madison Area Technical College in Madison, with more than 1,800 middle, high school and college students, over 200 teachers, and more than 300 industry volunteers working in more than 80 competitions.
Bay Port High School
Caitlin Drevs — Architectural Drafting, Emelia Erdmann — Broadcast News, Ethan Hazen — Electronics, Mason Koprowski — Technical Drafting, Tyler Krause — Electronics, Braden Kroening — Job Skill Demonstration A, Phoenix McElroy — Broadcast News, Derek Metzner — Broadcast News, Mason Neuenschwander — Electronics, Chirac Patel — Electronics, Maia Virile — Broadcast News, Zach Vissers — Photography and Jason Yeas — Screen Printing Technology
Aaron Rettler is the SkillsUSA advisor.
Green Bay East High School
Three students competing in the Team Engineering challenge.
Each student is attending the SkillsUSA Wisconsin State Conference for the first time.
Marc Fry is the SkillsUSA advisor
Green Bay Southwest High School
Sending seven female students to participate in Welding Sculpture, Facilithon, and Team Engineering Challenge.
Pat VanLieshout is the SkillsUSA advisor.
Green Bay Preble High School
Beau Bradison — Teamworks, Ashton Borley — Teamworks, Flavio Guzman — Automotive Light Maintenance Repair, Alejandra Rodriguez Guzman — Televisión (Video) Production, Jin Rodriguez Guzman — Television (Video) Production, Ella Kanzelberger — Teamworks, Mason Kanzelberger — Team Engineering Challenge, Aspen Kentv — Cabinetmaking, Trey Lindahl — Team Engineering Challenge, Gavin Paye — Welding, Micah Schultz — Automotive Light Maintenance Repair, Dean Truckey — Team Engineering Challenge and Forest Vanden Langenberg — Teamworks
The team’s SkillsUSA advisors are Wes Berndt and Jason Konwinski.
Kewaunee High School
Team Engineering — Team 1: Ezra Ducat, Christian Hall and Mitchell VanGoethem; Team Engineering — Team 2: Logan Kilgore, Mitchell Swagel and Matt Wery; Luke Kleiman — Welding Sculpture; Issac Schleis — Welding, Welding Fabrication — Coy Kleiman, Nathan Wesley and Frank Zuege; Technical Drafting — Paul Rosinsky; Related Technical Math — Paul Rosinsky; Wood Working Display — Logan Kilgore and Ezra Ducat; CO2 Dragsters — Matthew Boeder, Will Froelich and Frank Zuege; and Culinary Arts — Matt Wery.
The SkillsUSA advisor is Randy Charles.
Founded in 1973, SkillsUSA Wisconsin, with more than 2,500 members in over 180 chapters, is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry representatives working to grow a skilled work force.
The diverse talent pipeline covers 130 trades, technical, and skilled service occupations, the majority science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) related.
More than 200 corporations, trade associations, businesses and labor unions actively support SkillsUSA Wisconsin.
Programs are integrated into career and technical education through a framework of personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.