Texas High Tiger Students Advance in Competition

Courtesy TISD

18 Texas High School students are now advancing to the SkillsUSA Texas State Leadership & Skills Competition.

This after their Top Three placement and high scoring during the February 6-8 District competition in Waco, TX. SkillsUSA has 13 districts within the state. Texas High School is part of District 5 which
is made up of 28 counties in the East Texas area.

Student winners by category include:
Building Trades
Building Maintenance – Jaylon Gamble (Gold Medal); Construction Materials
Identification – Team of Luis Barbosa & Kirsten Tippin (Silver Medal). Coached by
Rachelle Corrington.

Criminal Justice
Felony Traffic Stop – Team of Kullen Bookout & Ashleigh Hall (Bronze Medal).
Coached by Michelle Shannon.

Culinary Arts
Aaron Clubine (Silver Medal). Coached by Cory House.

Early Childhood Education
Haleigh Hamilton (Gold Medal); Victoria Hernandez (Silver Medal). Coached by
Maurice Oldham.

Leadership Job Exhibits
“Member Notebook” – Miriam Toure; “Photo Panel” – Johnathan Willis. Both
Advancing. Coached by Amber Pipes.

Video Production

Broadcast News – Team of Hollan Borowitz, Emma Burns, Caleb Coleman & Remington Cook (Silver Medal); Television Video – Team of Kara Jeffries & Assad Malik (Gold Medal). Coached by Charles Aldridge & Clint Smith.

Courtesy TISD

Video Production Job Exhibits
Remington Cook, Tylicia Crutchfield, Alexis Davis, Colton Minter. All Advancing.
Coached by Charles Aldridge & Clint Smith.

The SkillsUSA Texas State Leadership & Skills State Competition will be on
April 2-5 in Corpus Christie, TX.

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives
working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. It improves the quality of
America’s skilled workshop through a structured program of citizenship, leadership,
employability, technical and professional skills training.

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