CTE Students Earn 1st District 9 Regional SkillsUSA Competition

Twenty-five students from PPS CTE programs at Allderdice, Brashear, Carrick, Perry and Westinghouse competed in the 2015 SkillsUSA Regional Competition at Somerset County CTC and Central Westmoreland CTC. PPS students competed against students from 7 career and technical schools in their area of study. Fourteen PPS students excelled and medaled in their contests.

1st Quashia Blankenship Web Design M-PAC  Brashear
1st Tyler Peters Web Design M-PAC  Brashear
2nd Timothy Lipovsky Automotive Refinishing Auto Body Repair  Brashear
2nd Tylan Tranter Collision Repair Technology Auto Body Repair  Brashear
2nd Calvin Davis Restaurant Service Culinary Arts  Carrick
2nd Jessica Forester Health Knowledge Bowl Health Careers  Carrick
2nd Amanda Kuntz Health Knowledge Bowl Health Careers  Carrick
2nd Chrissy Lebarty Health Knowledge Bowl Health Careers  Carrick
2nd Samantha Hankins Health Knowledge Bowl Health Careers  Carrick
2nd Zachary Markle Precision Machining Machine Operations  Brashear
3rd Robert Montgomery Job Skill Demonstration A Business of Sports Administration  Westinghouse
3rd Sean Thomas Carpentry Carpentry  Westinghouse
3rd Isabell Milbee Culinary Arts Culinary Arts  Carrick
3rd Mike Nugent Computer Maintenance Information Technology  Carrick

Quashia Blankenship and Tyler Peters, 1st place winners,
SkillsUSA Competition at Central Westmoreland CTC

The students who earned first-place medals will go on to compete at the state level. Allderdice RHVAC student John Ceballos will also take part in the state’s Sheet Metal competition (this competition is only offered at the state level).

We’re very proud of what our students are accomplishing through CTE!

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