Triplett Tech Students Compete in SkillsUSA Events
First Place District Winners Advance to State April 28, 29
2017 SkillsUSA District 10 VA competitions were held from January - March in various locations throughout the District. Students who finished in 1st Place advance to the state competitions which will be held as part of the SkillsUSA Virginia State Leadership Conference and Skills Championships 2017 on April 28-29 in Fredericksburg, VA.
Congratulations to District Winners from Triplett Tech
2nd Brandon Trump (Auto Mechanics advances 1st and 2nd place District winners to State competition.)
3rd Justin Smith
Automotive Refinishing Technology
2nd Kevin Alexander
1st James Hullihen (qualified to advance to State competition)
2nd Justin McIlwee ( will advance to State competition since James is unable to attend)
Justin McIlwee will advance to state
because James Hullinhen is unable to attend. In preparation
for state event, Justin practices bricklaying skills.
1st Zachary Biggs (advances to State competition)
3rd Tyler Plauger
1st Hayley Horton (advances to State competition)
3rd Brittney Selvage
Ms. Pangle, Principal of Triplett Tech, presents Commercial Baking
award and Gold Medal to Hayley Horton.
2nd Amy Garcia
1st Donald Mills (advances to State competition)
3rd Isaiah Saluck
Donald “Trey” Mills is creating mise en place (having all ingredients
ready before you start cooking) for a chicken dish he prepared
for the District SkillsUSA competition held at Rappahannock High
Electrical Construction Wiring
3rd Axel Hopkins
Axel Hopkins - far right in above photo and at left during competition
1st Nick Pabon (advances to State competition)
2nd Olivia Gochenour
Connie Pangle, Principal of Triplett Tech, congratulates Nick Pabon, who
placed first in Extemporaneous Speaking and is also running for state
Job Skill Demonstration A
1st Garrett Jenkins
2nd Jacob Kimble
3rd Sarah Streets
4th Tyler Baker (advances to State competition because other winners have prior commitments)
Garrett Jenkins presents an electrical Job Skills
Demonstration. Job Skills Demonstrations are a part of the Leadership competitions.
1st Elijah Williams (advances to State competition)
2nd Brandon Jenkins
Elijah Williams practices masonry skills as
he prepares for state SkillsUSA State competition.
2nd Olivia Gochenour
3rd Elijah Immanuel
Promotional Bulletin Board
1st Elijah Immanuel & Alexis Silvious (advance to State competition)
Ms. Pangle presents Promotional Bulletin Board Gold Medals and
certificates to Alexis Silvious (second from right) and Elijah Rebekah
Immanuel (third from right)
1st Isaiah Saluck (advances to State competition)
Isaiah Saluck displays his composed Salade Nicoise
and braised chicken and asparagus prepared
during the District SkillsUSA competition.
TeamWorks - students from various trades team-up to complete a project.
1st Cory Pittington, Tyler Plauger, Joey Avvenire, Brandon Jenkins (advance to State competition)
From left: Joey Avvenire (electrician), Cory Pittington (carpenter),
Tyler Plauger (Carpentry student working as plumber), and Brandon
Leadership Events competitors at District competition
(Back row, from left) Nick Pabon (Extemporaneous Speaking), Jacob Kimble (Job Skill Demonstration in Electricity), Tyler Baker (Job Skill Demonstration in Electricity), Garrett Jenkins (Job Skill Demonstration in Electricity), Kyle Poage (Job Skill Demonstration in Culinary Arts)' Front row, from left: Sarah Streets (Job Skills Demonstration in Auto Technology), Olivia Gochenour (Extemporaneous Speaking), Elijah Rebekah Immanuel (Promotional Bulletin Board), and Alexis Silvious (Promotional Bulletin Board).
- ●SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.
- ●SkillsUSA helps each student excel.
- ●SkillsUSA serves more than 300,000 students and instructors annually.
- ●SkillsUSA has 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations.
- ●The mission of SkillsUSA is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders, and responsible American citizens.
Wishing Triplett Tech Students
the best at State SkillsUSA Competition!
Shenandoah County Public Schools