UCT Students Win Medals At Skills USA Championships

An all-time high of 24 medals were awarded to students from Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School at the Skills USA Massachusetts State Leadership and Skills Conference championships held in May in South Easton.

More than 2,500 participants competed in 69 skill competitions and 17 leadership competitions in addition to state officer elections. Thirteen UCT students were awarded gold medals, four silver, and six bronze. Additionally, one student earned the position of national voting delegate. Gold medalists and the national delegate will advance to the national skills conference, in Kansas, Missouri, at the end of June.

Gold Medals:

Job interview—Nicole C. Downing, junior from Wareham.

Power equipment technology—Jonathan E. McLain, senior from Falmouth

Diesel technology—Thomas C. Bariteau, junior from Falmouth.

Community action skills—Jack H. Rogers, a sophomore from Bourne and Joseph K. Fisher, sophomore from Wareham.

Occupational health, multiple chapters—Ryan W. Fuller, a senior from Sandwich, Marisa L. Teehan, senior from Bourne,  Sabrina L. Carbonneau, senior from Wareham and Amelia A. MacFarlane, a sophomore from Sandwich.

Occupational health, single chapter—Ann M. Luppino, a sophomore from Wareham, Skyler R. Martin, sophomore from Wareham, Aeria H. Fernandes, sophomore from Wareham and Rhys U. Demelo, sophomore from Bourne.

Silver Medals:

American spirit—Cooper R. Thornell, sophomore from Wareham, Brady J. Smith, sophomore from Wareham and Trevor J. Rowe, junior from Bourne.

Marine service technology - Derek D. Riebesehl, senior from Falmouth

Bronze Medals:

Career pathways showcase—Holly A. Warden, senior from Wareham, Kira L. Warden, senior from Wareham and Shannon N. Adams, Junior from Bourne

Engineering technology—Sean M. Hennessey, junior from Bourne, Michael J. Nurse, junior from Bourne and Rally E. Wheaton, junior from Wareham

Owen C. Martin, a freshman from Sandwich, was nominated as a national voting delegate.


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