Summit Tech students win honors at Missouri SkillsUSA

April 24, 2013 

Students from Summit Technology Academy recently captured awards at the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference.

Winners included Kevin Schulmeister, first place in internetworking individual event; Laura Kelly, second place in medical math individual event.

The school also won third place quiz bowl team event. Team members are Bradley Bales, Anthony Innes, Graham Loudre, Keyonna Evans, Laura Kelly and Daniel Barchers.

Kevin Schulmeister will be competing in the national competition in the internetworking event June 24-26 at Bartle Hall. Anthony Innes served as president of the District SkillsUSA Chapter. Eric Walters, Project Lead the Way teacher, is the advisor for the local SkillsUSA chapter.

The contests are held in conjunction with the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference, attended by more than 2,000 students, teachers, representatives of business, industry, education and government. During their stay, students participate as voting delegates for their chapters, elect state officers, conduct the business of the organization, meet with business and industry representatives, and hear from officials.

The competition was held on the campus of Linn State Technical College from April 4-6.

SkillsUSA is a national organization serving trade, industrial, technical and health occupations students in public high schools, career and technical centers, and two-year colleges.

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