Photo by Joann Murphy
Several students from Blue Hills Regional Technical School in Canton earned numerous medals at the recent SkillsUSA District Leadership and Skills Conference held on March 9, 2018 at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School.
SkillsUSA is a worldwide organization for vocational students that encourages the development of valuable attributes such as professionalism, good citizenship, teamwork and other abilities that are useful in the workplace and in college.
The Blue Hills Regional SkillsUSA chapter advisor is Mr. Robert Foley. He said, “It is amazing what career and technical education does for all of our students at Blue Hills Regional Technical School. These students are a few examples of the many accomplishments our programs provide [opportunities for] to their students. It is an honor to be part of the SkillsUSA program.”
The medal winners were as follows:
Domenic Schiavo (Norwood) - Collision Repair
Colin Maguire (Canton) – Digital Cinema Production
Lily Parker (Randolph) – Digital Cinema Production
Mykayla Kelly (Braintree) - Photography
Joe Grieco (Abington) - Urban Search and Rescue
Aidan Flaherty (Braintree) - Urban Search and Rescue
Tom MacLellan (Randolph) – Graphic Imaging - Dye Sublimation
Haley Getchell (Braintree) - Advertising Design
William Nee (Canton) - Criminal Justice
Caitlyn Ryan (Holbrook) - Culinary Arts
Desiree Rodriguez (Randolph) – Graphic Imaging - Dye Sublimation
Alycia Baum (Randolph) - Early Childhood Education
Mark DeCristoforo (Holbrook) - Power Equipment Technology
All the gold and silver medalists move on to the SkillsUSA State Competition in April.
Emily Murray (Avon) - Advertising Design
Ryan Albergo (Randolph) - Carpentry
Tae Averett (Dedham) - Early Childhood Education
Evan Jurdan (Dedham) - Information Technology Service
Jazmine Abelard (Holbrook) - Photography
Julian Pimentel (Braintree) - Screen Print Technology
Congratulations to junior Brianna Lynch of Dedham for being selected to run for SkillsUSA State Office.
The assistance of teachers Joann Murphy, Resheeda Bowman, Sue Grant and Dave Tapper who chaperoned the event is gratefully acknowledged.