SKILLS USA local winners
The 2019 SKILLS USA local winners.

Fred Eberle Technical Center announces 2019 SKILLS USA local winners

Automotive Technology – Tim Turner/Instructor

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1st Place –Zackerie Unger – Upshur County
2nd Place – James Nolan Jr. – Upshur County
3rd Place  – Kenneth Holden – Lewis County

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1st Place -John Kahl – Tucker County
2nd Place – Alexander Rueckert – Upshur County

Carpentry- Lee Fletcher/Instructor

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1st Place – Tyler Cutright – Upshur County
2nd Place – Dylan Wright – Lewis County
3rd Place – Hunter Damon – Upshur County

Collision Repair-Scott Currence/Instructor

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1st Place – Dakota Wagoner – Upshur County
2nd Place – Tristan Corley – Upshur County
3rd Place – Davis Hunt – Upshur County

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1st Place – Kyle Vest-Robinson – Barbour County
2nd Place – Sara Tenney – Barbour County

Cosmetology- Stephen Skidmore & Mary Hull/Instructors

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1st Place – Caroline Fluke – Upshur County
2nd Place – Kylee Kessler – Upshur County
3rd Place – Rebecca Bond – Upshur County

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1st Place – Acacia Chidester – Upshur County
2nd Place – Amanda Murphy – Lewis County
3rd Place – Abigail McCoy – Harrison County

Diesel Technology-Charles Smith/Instructor

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1st Place – Anthony Dahman – Upshur County
2nd Place – Hunter Payne – Barbour County
3rd Place – Aiden Hagerich – Upshur County

Electrical Technology-Robert Lowther/Instructor

Industrial Motor Control

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1st Place – Shane Bassford – Upshur County
2nd Place – Davey Hovis – Upshur County
3rd Place – Robert Carpenter – Upshur County

Electrical Construction Wiring

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1st Place – Dawson Carpenter – Upshur County
2nd Place – Andrew Herron – Upshur County
3rd Place – Dylan Casto – Upshur County

Electrical Technology –Mike Murray/Instructor

Electrical Construction Wiring

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1st Place – Benjamin Jarrell – Braxton County
2nd Place – Brandon Riffle – Randolph County
3rd Place – Kaya Lee – Randolph County

Health Occupations-Amie Hawkins/Instructor

Basic Health Care Skills

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1st Place – Mackenzie Carr – Upshur County
2nd Place – Johnelle Goss – Upshur County

First Air/CPR

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1st Place – Keylee Phillips – Upshur County

Job Skill Demonstration

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1st Place – Brianna Barnette – Upshur County

Medical Math

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1st Place – Dylan Rose – Upshur County


Nursing Assisting

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1st Place – Tamyra Nottingham – Upshur County
2nd Place – Desiree Smith – Upshur County
3rd Place – Katelyn Self – Lewis County

Prepared Speech

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1st Place – Jordan Cutright – Upshur County
2nd Place – Kayla Dozer – Lewis County
3rd Place – Mariah Butcher – Lewis County

Health Professions – Tammy Ross/Instructor

Health Occupations Professional Portfolio

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1st Place – Autumn Yoakum – Upshur County
2nd Place – Taylor Chapman – Upshur County

Job Skill Demonstration

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1st Place – Autumn Yoakum – Upshur County
2nd Place – Emily Tenney – Upshur County
3rd Place – Taylor Chapman – Upshur County

Medical Math

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1st Place – Taylor Chapman – Upshur County

Medical Terminology

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1st Place – Virginia Lyons – Upshur County

Nursing Assisting

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1st Place – Emily Tenney – Upshur County
2nd Place – Trinity Hammond – Lewis County

Computer Systems Repair – Chad McKisic/Instructor

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1st Place – Maddisyn Dukes – Lewis County
2nd Place – Tanner Hardman – Upshur County

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1st Place – Tiffany Claypool – Upshur County
2nd Place – Alexander Everett – Upshur County

Cisco Networking

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1st Place – Devin Heidecker – Upshur County
2nd Place – Josiah Bostic – Lewis County

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1st Place – Vincent Landis – Upshur County

WELDING TECHNOLOGY-Billy Poling/Instructor

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1st Place – Derek Dunham – Lewis County
2nd Place – Noah Richman – Upshur County
3rd Place – Bailey Watson – Lewis County

Welding Fabrication

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1st Place – William Weaver – Barbour County
Joshua Alexander – Barbour County
Walker Marteney – Upshur County
2nd Place – Brock Lewis – Upshur County
Nathaniel Unrue – Upshur County
Austin Osburn – Upshur County
3rd Place – Damion Criss – Upshur County
Jacob Detamore – Upshur County
Joseph Spray III – Lewis County

Welding Technology – Fred Dumire/Instructor

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1st Place – Caleb Manley – Upshur County

Welding Fabrication

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1st Place – Tanner Burns – Tucker County
Mason Lovett – Lewis County
Elliott Newlon – Randolph County

Welding Sculpture

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1st Place – Charles Peaslee – Randolph County

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