Leabo earns gold at SkillsUSA

July 9, 2014 

Cooper Leabo took home the gold in Internetworking at Skills USA.

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Cooper Leabo was one of 64 students from the Kansas City metropolitan area that competed in 99 national championships during the 50th annual SkillsUSA conference last week and the only representative from Lee’s Summit.

10 of the area-wide students were named national medalists, including Leabo, a student at Lee’s West High School enrolled in the Missouri Innovation Campus at Summit Technology Academy.

Leabo, 17, and a senior in the fall, was awarded the high school gold medal in Internetworking.

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