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OTC Students Excel At Missouri SkillsUSA Competition

OTC students excel at Missouri SkillsUSA competition

More than 100 students representing the various technical programs of Ozarks Technical Community College participated in two days of competition at the 50th annual SkillsUSA Missouri Leadership and Skills Conference, held March 31–April 2 at State Technical College in Linn, Mo. In the end, OTC students brought home 37 first place medals, 19 second place medals, and 13 third place medals, for a total of 69 medals.

Of the state competitors, 28 secondary and post-secondary students have qualified to represent OTC and the state of Missouri at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, which will be held in Louisville, Ky. in June.

Daniel Akkerhuis – Interactive Game Design
Matthew Alexander – Audio/Radio Production
Bob Barr – Web Design
Jordan Bluehdorn – Web Design
Joshua Camargo – Interactive Game Design
Chantal Cheevers – Commercial Baking
Mark Dalton – Customer Service
Matt Foster – Audio/Radio Production
John Fuller – Teamworks
Tanner Gresham – Teamworks
Jordan Griffen – Welding Fabrication
Carlos Hernandez – Teamworks
Grayson Jamroch – Restaurant Services
Terry Jones – Heating, Venting & Air
Chris Leisure – Computer Programming
Skyler Massey – Graphic Image Sublimation
Tyler McClean – Firefighting
Mark Murarescu – Information Technology Services
James Newboles – Welding Fabrication
Cole Renfro – Welding Fabrication
Ashley Smith – Telecommunications Cabling
Cameron Underwood – Interactive Game Design
Bryant Woods – Teamworks

Jesse Fullerton – Welding
Monica Guerrero-Lopez – Medical Terminology
Priscilla Horvath – Promotional Bulletin Board
Ashleigh Sherertz – Promotional Bulletin Board
Paige Stark – Promotional Bulletin Board

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. As a national nonprofit organization, SkillsUSA serves teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. Learn more about SkillsUSA at



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