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Students advance to state in SkillsUSA

Posted on 03/09/2022

Several individuals and teams from A&M Consolidated High School, College Station High School and College View High School earned a trip to the state SkillsUSA contest by placing at the District 7 competition.

The Texas State SkillsUSA contest will be held in Corpus Christi March 31-April 3.

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations.


Those advancing to the state contest are listed below.

3D Visualization and Animation

  • 1st Place - Ashley Silvey & Liam O’Brien (CSHS)
  • 2nd Place - Melanie Sweet & Seth Moore (CVHS)

Advertising Design

  • 1st Place - Palmer Barrum (CSHS)

Audio/Video Quizbowl

  • 1st Place - Nathan Smith, Brandon Topf, Noah Thomass, Marissa Hurtado, Elaine Castro, Jayden Losoya, Medha Sarin (AMCHS)

Cabinet Making

  • 1st Place - Hayden Clarke (CSHS)

Career Pathway Showcase - Information Technology

  • 1st Place - Esteban Gonzalez, Angela Harry, Daniel Juarez, Amy Zapata (AMCHS)


  • 1st Place - Ryan Johnson (CSHS)

Computer Programming

  • 1st Place - Stephen Fink (AMCHS)

Criminal Justice Quiz Bowl

  • 1st Place - Samuel Bayeh, Hailey Buenemann, Sterling Giles, Mahathi Kannan & Rose Markham (AMCHS)

Cyber Security

  • 1st Place - Christopher Kim, Reese Ragusa (AMCHS)

Desktop Publishing

  • 1st Place - Rhiana Smith (AMCHS)

Digital Cinema Production

  • 1st Place - Joseph Chunga-Pizarro & Dat Ha (CSHS)

Extemporaneous Speaking

  • 2nd Place - Amy Zapata (AMCHS)

Graphic Imaging Sublimation

  • 1st Place - Dmitri Bovosad (AMCHS)

Interactive Application & Game Design

  • 2nd Place - Dylan Micek & Logan Harrison (CSHS)
  • 3rd Place - Kael Kameoka & Kevin Zhang (AMCHS)

Information Technology Services

  • 1st Place - Michael Dessler (AMCHS)

Internet of Things Smart Home

  • 1st Place - Nathan Taylor (AMCHS)
  • 2nd Place - Garrett Garza (AMCHS)


  • 1st Place - Aviana Ramirez (AMCHS)

IT Quizbowl

  • 1st Place - Michael Dessler, Samuel Eubanks, Stephen Fink, Garrett Garza, Jackson McPeck, Aviana Ramirez, Benjamin Schmidt (AMCHS)

Related Technical Math

  • 1st Place - Andrew Arther (AMCHS)

SkillsUSA Elected District 7 Officer

  • Nathanael Tremblay (AMCHS)

Team Works

  • 1st Place - Turner Clarke, Isaac Truss, Landon Downs, Thomas Coufal (CSHS)

Technical Computer Applications

  • 1st Place - Jesse Lightsey  (AMCHS)

Telecommunications Cabling

  • 1st Place - Samuel Eubanks (AMCHS)

Television Video Production

  • 2nd Place - Ty Cameron & Samuel Moder (CSHS)

In addition, the following students earned a blue ribbon and advanced to state for their Job Exhibits (projects): 

2D/3D Animation Short Video (Team)

  • Chloe Espinosa & Lauryn Malone (CSHS)
  • Ashley Silvey & Juliet Rivera (CSHS)

2D/3D Animation Short Video (Solo)

  • Liam O’Brien (CSHS)

Animation Technical Render

  • Mitchell Berbereck (CVHS)
  • Blake Dubec (CSHS)
  • Beck Leftwich, Evan Betteas, Gracie Grimes (CSHS)
  • Seth Moore (CVHS)

Cabinet Making

  • China Cabinet–Turner Clarke- Superior (CSHS)
  • Desk- Ryan Johnson- Superior (CSHS)
  • Wine Rack- Isaac Truss- Superior (CSHS)
  • Pool Table- Jack Costenbader- Superior (CSHS)

Digital Illustration (Solo)

  • Cierra Almaraz (CVHS)
  • Lauren Coulston (CVHS)
  • Madison Fluckey (CVHS)
  • Angela Harry (AMCHS)
  • Rachel Hitt (AMCHS)
  • Dmitri Novosad (AMCHS)
  • Caitlin Parkey (AMCHS)
  • Rhiana Smith (AMCHS)

Digital Image Manipulation (Solo)

  • Patricia Livingston (AMCHS)

General Photography

  • Jacob Barrington (CVHS)
  • Andress Cave (CVHS)

Innovative Information Technology (Group)

  • Brooks Dodgen, Grayson Heyman, Steven Payne, and Nathan Taylor (AMCHS)

Portrait Photography

  • Roseanne Jaohari (CVHS)

Video Production (Team)

  • Joseph Chunga-Pizarro & Dat Ha  (CSHS)
  • Rand Boivie & Dominic Motekaitis (CSHS)
  • Jaxson Guy & Will Latham (CSHS)
  • Curlin Roberson, Sheranga Jayasingh (AMCHS)
  • Noah Thomass, Marissa Hurtado, Jayden Losoya (AMCHS)
  • Nathan Smith, Brandon Topf (AMCHS)

Video Production (Solo)

  • Samuel Moder (CSHS)

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


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