RATC Students Excel at State SkillsUSA Competition

Fourteen SkillsUSA regional winners, and advisor Sherman Cook, traveled to the State SkillsUSA competitions in Louisville on April 16-19th.  Students stayed at the Galt House Hotel and competed in leadership, technical, and soft skills events. All fourteen students earned their Kentucky Statesman awards.  Also, ten students brought home medals as contests winners:

  • Chris Abney – 1st Place, Industrial Motor Controls
  • Callie Carpenter & Austin Spoonamore – 1st Place, Group Talent
  • Hailey Harper – 1st Place, Job Demo Open
  • Rebekah Renner – 1st Place, Poster
  • Kayla Lovell – 2nd Place, Patriotic Salute
  • Justin Barron, Bryan King, & Ryan Moore – 3rd Place, Welding Fabrication Team
  • Curtis Miller – 3rd Place, Job Demo A

Two students, Hailey Harper and Chris Abney, earned the opportunity to advance to the National SkillsUSA competitions to be held in Kansas City this summer.

Hailey Harper was elected to serve as a state officer for SkillsUSA, one of the highest honors a student can achieve within this student organization. Hailey will be representing SkillsUSA at the state level for the next year.

Congratulations SkillsUSA winners!


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