Big wins for MTC at SkillsUSA regionals

Ana Garcia Kathy Sandmuen Kelsey Midyett Kendra Williams - 1st place Health Knowledge Bowl-college(Bradenton, FL—February 23, 2017)   Student after student from Manatee Technical College was announced a winner in the 2017 Region 6 SkillsUSA Skills and Leadership Conference on February 23.  MTC students won 123 medals: 64 gold, 35 silver and 24 bronze. 
 
The awards ceremony was the culmination of over 50 competitions held at MTC throughout the day.  Over 420 students from nine schools in five counties competed in 54 contests.   Most contests had college and high school divisions.  Some were team events. 
 
First and second place winners will advance to the state competition in Lakeland on April 23-26.  
 
SkillsUSA is a national organization that promotes excellence, employability skills and ethics to students in career and technical education to better prepare them for successful careers.Nashalye Nazario Mendez-1st Adriana Maldonado-2nd Emily Ingram-3rd - Nail Care-college  Welding Sculpture - college - Jonathan Babeu-3rd Kyle Rice-1st Stephen Cunningham-2nd