JVS Students Excel at State SkillsUSA Competition
Top Image: Tyler Yarsky, JW Stafford. Bottom Image: Jared Kitnoja, Josh Brown, and Jake Hendricks.
April 24, 2015 -- Lorain County JVS students recently competed at the State competition of SkillsUSA held in Columbus. Two students took top honors and will advance to the national leg of the SkillsUSA Competition in Louisville, Kentucky in June. Four other students were awarded medals for either 2nd or 3rd place.
Josh Brown, Jake Hendricks, and Jared Kitinoja were awarded Silver medals as part of the Engineering Technology team event. These students are in the Project Lead the Way Pre-engineering Program (LCCC satellite location).
Geoffrey Sherrill was awarded a Silver medal in Information Technology Services. Sherrill is a student in the Network Communications Technology Program.
Tyler Yarsky was awarded a Gold medal in Automotive Service Technology and will advance to Nationals. Yarsky is a student in the Auto Technology Program.
JVS Adult Cosmetology Students Advance to National SkillsUSA Competition
JW Stafford was awarded a Gold medal in Electrical Construction Wiring and will advance to Nationals. Stafford is a student in the Industrial Electricity Program.
Kassandra Scafe, Amy Salyer, and Stormy Kyer.
April 24, 2015 -- Three second year students in the Lorain County JVS Adult Career Center's Cosmetology Program were awarded gold medals at the recent state SkillsUSA Competition in Columbus, and will advance to the national competition to be held in Louisville, Kentucky in June.
Kassandra Scafe, of Elyria, competed in the Cosmetology/Hair event designated for post-secondary students.
The purpose of the contest was to evaluate each contestant's preparation for employment and to recognize outstanding excellence and professionalism in the field of hair styling.
Amy Salyer, of Wakeman, competed in the Nail Care event, and Stormy Kyer, of Wellington, was her Nail Care-model.
"We are so proud of them," stated Cosmetology Instructors Marge Daidone and Tina McCullough. "This is just the beginning of what is going to be a wonderful career experience for them, and we know they will do an outstanding job at the national competition in June."