Photo by Dave Warrender, Video and Multimedia Instructor
Attached Photo: L-R: Front Row seated: Brandon Tift (Fair Haven), Kristi Denko (Proctor) and Colby Champine (Otter Valley), Middle Row: Sierra Gregroire (Fair Haven), Tamika Piper (Otter Valley), Anya Smith (RHS), Cody Hooker (RHS), Tyler Bathalon (West Rutland), and Shania Brown (Fair Haven), Top Row: Gavin Gearwar (Otter Valley), Joshua Frasier (Otter Valley), Christian Loomis (Poultney) and Jaron Mullan (Proctor)
Stafford Technical Center is to proud to announce that 13 of their students were awarded medals at the 2012 Vermont SkillsUSA Competition held on April 5th in Burlington, Vermont. SkillsUSA is a national non-profit organziation serving teachers, high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trades, technical, and skills service occupations including health occupations. Stafford students competed on a statewide level and those who received the highest honor of “Gold” are qualified to participate in the National Competition held in June in Kansas City, Missouri.
The following students received medals in their competitions:
Photography (Gold): Tamika Piper-Otter Valley Union High School, Cabinetmaking (Gold): Brandon Tifft-Fair Haven Union High School, Team Works Team #1 (Gold): Tyler Bathalon-West Rutland High School and Christian Loomis-Poultney High School, Gorilla Communications Skills (Gold): Kristi Denko-Proctor High School, Shania Brown-Fair Haven Union High School, Gavin Gearwar-Otter Valley Union High School, and Cody Hooker-Rutland High School
Prepared Speech (Silver): Kristi Denko-Proctor High School, Medical Math (Silver): Anya Smith-Rutland High School, Team Works Team #2 (Silver): Colby Champine-Otter Valley Union High School and Joshua Frasier-Otter Valley Union High School, Plumbing (Silver): Jaron Mullan-Proctor High School
Food and Beverage Service (Bronze): Sierra Gregoire-Fair Haven Union High School
*Those Medalists traveling to Kansas City in June are Tyler Bathalon, Christian Loomis, Tamika Piper, and Brandon Tifft