SkillsUSA

On April 6, 2018 Windham Tech’s SkillsUSA Chapter had 8 students win their competition at the State level for the chance to compete on the National level in June in Louisville, Kentucky. This year the cost per student is $1388. Please consider making a donation in order to send these deserving students to the conference. Checks can be made out to “Windham Technical High School”. The link for the donation form has been provided. Please fill that out, sign it and send it along to:

Att: Jen Audette
Windham Technical High School
210 Birch Street
Willimantic CT 0622;
Donation Form

SkillsUSA is a national organization serving nearly 250,000 high schools, college students and professional members who are enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled and service occupations. Through SkillsUSA, students can gain self-esteem, pride in their work, leadership and professional development skills to help them make a smooth transition from school to the workplace.

Advisor

Tabitha Anagnos

Jennifer Audette

2017 - 2018 Officers

Co-Presidents
Travis Hunting and Andrew Mayo

Vice President
Jacob Burkey

Secretary
Martha Gallen

Treasurer

Priscilla Tucker

2017-18 SkillsUSA States Results:
- For the third year in a row, our quiz bowl team will be returning to Kentucky. Jacob Burkey, Josh Holman, Macin Grunberg, Ethan Delaney, and Jared Swett had more competition this year, but still stand on top of the podium!

- Related math, a wonderful 2 hour competition that involves a math test… ETHAN CAYA 1st place going to Kentucky!!

- Bringing job demo back to Windham Tech with his rubik's cubes… KEATON DUPERE!! Then he rounded out the night with a skills connect construction wiring win (not a national event)!

- Cabinetmaking 1st place winner Sidney Green!!

- First year that Windham Tech sent a Humanoid Robotics team, and Kyle Shutt/Kevin Arsenault came in 2nd place!! They will be returning next year with new knowledge and high hopes I’m sure :)

- Priscilla Tucker also did a wonderful job with her second place in Job Demo A and demonstrating a tracheotomy!

- The following are more awards received at the SkillsUSA Award Ceremony!!

Ryan Doran - medal

Caleb Smith - medal

Tyler Nadile - 3rd place

Andres Rivera - medal

Matthew Strenkowski - medal

Travis Hunting - medal

Grace Gardner - medal in related math and medal skills connect employability

Biggest award of them all goes to Jacob Burkey who is a state officer for the 2018-2019 year, this is a great honor and one that Windham Tech hasn’t had in many years. He is an amazing ambassador for the program at Windham Tech, and we are glad that he has continued to be accomplished in the program and now in the state.

All the participants were outstanding representatives of Windham Tech and everything that we have instilled in them. They are winners, regardless of hardware.

With 8 students going to nationals, we will be having multiple fundraisers coming up. Any help that everyone can give will be greatly appreciated!

Currently we have these that you can help promote :)

Dress Down Day April 27th

Spring Fling Dance May 4th

Penny Wars in May concluding on Field Day

Car Wash on May 26th for $5 a car

View the SkillsUSA National Website