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February 28, 2018

ACTCS competes with 140 students in SkillsUSA events

ACTC hosted more than 140 high school students from five area career and technical centers for the annual SkillsUSA Kentucky competitions on Feb. 23.

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Students represented Boyd County High School Career and Technical Education Center, Carter County High School Career and Technical Center, Elliott County High School; Greenup County High School Area Technical Center and Russell High School Area Technical Center, which includes students from Russell, Raceland-Worthington and Fairview High Schools. ACTC students in participated in auto and diesel postsecondary contests.

Skills USA Kentucky is a chapter of the national organization that serves industrial, trade and technical students in area technology centers, public high school and career and technical centers. Annual competitions focus on leadership and technical skills.

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The regional competitions for the SkillsUSA Northeast Region-District 14 included contests at ACTC’s Technology Drive and Roberts Drive. Carpentry skills contests were conducted at the Carpentry Union. Contest winners are eligible to participate in state competitions later this month.

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Sponsors include Carpentry Union No 472, Indiana, KY, Ohio, Regional Council of Carpenters, Clay’s Performance Constriction, Enerfab, IBEW of Portsmouth, Ohio, and IBEW of Huntington, West Virginia.

Jesse Brown and Eric Bays from State Electric Supply, and Jerry Yates and Kevin Howard of the Carpenters Union helped in the judging as well.


Action Skills: First, Roger Allen, Carter.

Chapter Display: First, Elijah Miller, Isaac Slone and Morgan Vaugh, Boyd.

Creed: First, Payton Parsons, Carter.

Extemporaneous Speaking: First, Savannah Ramey, Russell.

Job Interview: First, Pranesh Patel, Russell; second, Brandon Fannin, Carter; third, Bryan Parsons, Carter.

Job Skills Demonstration (A): First, Jarrod Buckler, Carter; second, Kody Hutchinson, Carter; third, Jordan Colegrove, Greenup.

Job Skills Demonstration Open: First, Ashley Thomas, Russell.

Prepared Speech: First, Donald Blevins, Carter; second, William Barker, Carter.

Quiz Bowl: First, Noah Caudill, Savannah Ramey, Matthew Kouns and Hunter McMillen, Carter; second, Isaac Duncan, Kody Kline, Duston Shoemaker and Eric Carter, Carter; third, Derrick Bradley, Dayemion Jordan, Ethan Hale, Dakota Rayburn and Cadin Sparks, Carter.

SkillsUSA Spelling: First, Chelsie Fraley, Russell.

Welding Art Sculpture: First, Chelsy Wise, Greenup; second, Eric Lawson, Greenup; third, Caleb Sturgill, Carter.

Wood Sculpture: First, Alexis Kegley, Carter.


Architectural Board Drafting: First, Jordan Sargent, Carter.

Architectural Drafting (CAD): First, Chandler Easterling, Carter; Wayne Stephens, Russell; third, Bobby Phillips, Carter.

Automotive Service Technology (post-secondary): First, Josh Henderson, ACTC; second, Richard Thompson, ACTC; third, Tim McCarty, ACTC.

Automotive Service Technology (secondary): First, Gary Adkins, Greenup; second, Lery Logan, Greenup; third, Christopher Lemater, Greenup.

Carpentry: First, Brandon Dalliare, Carter; second, Jacob Palmer, Boyd; third, Drew Sorrell, Boyd.

Computer Maintenance: First, Geoffery Potts, Russell.

Construction Tool Identification: First, Austin Paul, Greenup; second, Quinten Clark, Russell; third, Eryn Parsons, Russell.

Diesel Equipment Technology (post-secondary): First, John Skinner, ACTC; second, Chad Lambiotte, ACTC.

Electrical Construction Wiring: First, Devin Slifer, Greenup; second, Dalton Halstead, Greenup; third, Gage Brewer, Greenup.

Interactive Application and Video Game Development: First, Steven Gilliam, Carter.

Robotics Urban Search and Rescue: First, Dominic Butler Carter; second, Davey Boggs, Carter.

Technical Drafting (CAD): First, Matthew Warren, Carter, second, Jacob Hensley, Carter; third, Payton Parsons, Russell.

Web Design: First, Aaron Eastham and Alexis Virgin, Russell.

Welding: First, Rob Kitts, Boyd; second, Cole Channey, Boyd; third, Jacob Workman, Boyd.

Welding I: First, Dylan Stewart, Boyd; second, Chelsey Wise, Greenup; third, Hunter Davis, Boyd.



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