SkillsUSA Medal Winners

Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School students brought home 10 gold medals, six silver medals, and one bronze medal in the SkillsUSA District Competition held in New Bedford on February 28.

“Congratulations to all SkillsUSA competitors for representing Old Colony in such a respectful and professional manner,” said advisor Kevin Gonsalves.

The students competed against six other schools in District I including Blue Hills Regional Technical High School, Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, Greater New Bedford Regional Technical High School, Plymouth Technical Studies, South Shore Vocational Technical High School, and Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School.

The winners now go on to compete in the state competition held May 1 through May 3 in Marlborough. The state gold medalists qualify to compete at the National Competition in Kansas City in June.

“To all state finalists: Stay focused, work hard in the next two months and bring home the Gold from the State Leadership and Skills Conference!” Gonsalves told the medal recipients.

These Rochester students were among the seventeen winners from Old Colony: Chad Underhill, Web Design, Gold; Sarah Rogers, Restaurant Service, Silver; Anastasia Finch, Technical Drafting, Silver.

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