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CSISD SkillsUSA students win state

CSISD SkillUSA students win state
Posted on 05/24/2021

A total of 12 College Station ISD high school students won state championships in their respective events at the SkillsUSA State Contest and will advance to nationals.

In addition, several other students placed in the top three of their respective events

State Champions and National Qualifiers


3-D Visualization and Animation:  1st Place - Demi Hu and Frances Kanetzky, CSHS

Cabinet Making:  1st Place - Hayden Clarke, CSHS

Computer Programming:  1st Place - Stephen Fink, AMCHS

Internet of Things:  1st Place - Nathan Taylor, AMCHS

Team Works:  1st Place - Hogan Leftwich, Mark Ling, Aiden McGuire, Brinson Rackley (CSHS)

Telecommunications:  1st Place - Brooke Bennett, AMCHS

Television (video) Production:  1st Place - Gracie Lawhon and Emmalee Orr, CSHS



3-D Visualization and Animation:  3rd Place - Gabe Gomez and Marcus Kelley, CVHS

3-D Visualization and Animation Technical Test: Silver - Lauryn Malone; Bronze - Paulo Castaneda, Chloe Espinosa, Joshua Fuentes, CSHS

Additive Manufacturing:  2nd Place  - Brandon Gallion and Joshua McMillin, AMCHS

Cyber Security:  2nd Place - Brooke Bennett and Maren Rasmussen, AMCHS

Cyber Security:  3rd Place - Andrew Li & Muhammad (Umer) Sajid, AMCHS

Information Technology Services:  3rd Place - Joshua McMillin, AMCHS

Information Technology Services Technical Test:  3rd Place - Michael Dessler, AMCHS  

Internetworking:  2nd Place - Aviana Ramirez, AMCHS

Technical Computer Applications:  2nd Place - Daniel Juarez, AMCHS

Telecommunications:  2nd Place - Amy Zapata, AMCHS

In addition, several of the graphic design and animation students submitted job exhibit projects for SkillsUSA State 2021.  These projects are judged and awarded blue (superior), red (excellent) or white ribbons.


2D/3D Animation Short Film:

Blue - Nora Abney, AMCHS

Blue - Jack Toler, CSHS

Blue - Frances Kanetzky and Abigail Dunker, CSHS

Blue - Gabe Gomez and Marcus Kelley, CVHS


Animation Technical Render:

Blue - Daniel Beck, AMCHS

Red - Rachel Martin, CVHS

White - Frances Kanetzky, CSHS


Commercial Photography:

Blue - Tyler King, CVHS

Blue - James Matthews, CVHS

Blue - Jacob Barrington, CVHS


Digital Illustration:

Blue - Dorian Novosad, AMCHS

Blue - Angela Harry, AMCHS

Blue - Rachel Hitt, AMCHS

Blue - Hailey Button, AMCHS

Blue - Anna Rogovska, AMCHS

Blue - Aimee Li-, AMCHS

Blue - Demi Hu, CSHS


Digital Image Manipulation:

Blue - Patti Livingston, AMCHS


College View High School's SkillsUSA Chapter also received the Quality Chapter Award and was recognized as one of only two schools to receive the Silver Chapter of Distinction Chapter Excellence Program Award in Texas. 


SkillsUSA Advisors include Trey Bevans, Jim Dawson, Lee Graebner, Stephen Green, Michael Howard, Kim Munoz, Patrick Powell, Kimberly Rife, Sharlene Stipp and Jason Summers.



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