Five Bethel Park High School students earned awards at the SkillsUSA District Competition, which was held January 15 at McKeesport High School.
Four students, representing the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education, earned awards at the district competition. Junior Rachel Yannayon, a student in the Health Assistant Program, earned First Place in the Customer Service event. She will advance to the SkillsUSA State Competition, which will be held in Hershey, PA in April.
Also winning awards from Steel Center were junior Haley Richert, a student in the Cosmetology Program, who finished in Second Place in the Cosmetology event. Senior Cameron McGill, a student in the Computer Information Services Program, earned Third Place in the Internetworking event, and senior Delaney Gregorius, a student in the Cosmetology Program, earned Fifth Place in the Cosmetology event.
Junior Randon Allsopp, a student in the Welding Program at the Parkway West Career and Technology Center, earned Third Place in the Welding event.
SkillsUSA competitions are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels. The Bethel Park students completed against their peers from seven other area vocational/technical schools at the district level. Good luck to Rachel, as she advances to the State competition in April!