CTC Skills USA Winners

SkillsUSA is a national student organization that develops employability, participatory and leadership skills to complement the occupational skills developed by students in technical education classrooms or work-based learning sites. SkillsUSA is an integral part of approved technical education occupation programs.

  On November 19th, students competed at Johnson College, November 21st at Susquehanna CTC, and November 25th at Luzerne County Community College. The following students won medals in their competitions.


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Automotive Automotive Refinishing Technology Brett Lesh Gold West Scranton

Automotive Automotive Service Technology Turhan Jerome Gold North Pocono

Computer Systems Computer Maintenance Technology Tyler Czachor Gold Mid Valley

Protective Services Crime Scene Investigation Connor Kiernan Gold Mid Valley

Protective Services Crime Scene Investigation Alex Boyarsky Gold Lakeland

Protective Services Crime Scene Investigation Alex Zakeski Gold North Pocono

Health Occupations Employment Applications Process Lisa Bogaski Gold Scranton

Protective Services First Aid/CPR Brenden Calpin Gold Scranton

Trowel Trades Masonry Alex Polito Gold Lakeland

Health Occupations Nurse Assisting Brianna Spizzirri Gold Carbondale

Health Occupations Basic Health Care Loni Schneider Silver North Pocono

Culinary Arts Culinary Arts David Costa Silver Scranton

Computer Systems Customer Service Thorin Atkinson Silver Forest City

Early Childhood Early Childhood Education Asia Zurine Silver Valley View

Protective Services Fire Fighting Bryce Cholish Silver Valley View

Graphic Com. Graphic Communications Ashley Hahn Silver North Pocono

Health Occupations Health Knowledge Bowl Alishia Heisey Silver Carbondale

Health Occupations Health Knowledge Bowl Rosemary Echevarria Silver Scranton

Health Occupations Health Knowledge Bowl Alexandra Auriemma Silver Abington

Health Occupations Health Knowledge Bowl Kayla Hill Silver Scranton

Computer Systems Internetworking Anthony Rabbito Silver Scranton

Health Occupations Quiz Bowl Valeria Paz Silver Carbondale

Computer Systems Quiz Bowl Matthew Bourassa Silver West Scranton

Computer Systems Quiz Bowl Cody Daniels Silver Valley View

Computer Systems Quiz Bowl Justin Brace Silver Lakeland

Computer Systems Quiz Bowl Alexis Bello Silver Scranton

Visual Art Advertising Design Kira Karboski Bronze Mid Valley

Cosmetology Cosmetology Rachel Yanuzzi Bronze Abington

Cosmetology Esthetics Kelly Gerrity Bronze Dunmore

Cosmetology Esthetics Tori Romanosky Bronze Mid Valley

Culinary Extemporaneous Speaking Ethan Kreinces Bronze Abington

Electrical Occupation Industrial Motor Control Matthew Clutter Bronze West Scranton

Culinary Arts Restaurant Service Ashley Fritz Bronze Mid Valley

Welding Welding Sculpture Nick Bichler Bronze Abington


The students won 10 Gold, 16 Silver, and 8 Bronze medals. 60 students competed and 34 won medals, for 57% medal winners! Thank you for supporting our students! The gold medal winners will now go on to compete in Hershey, April 8, 9, & 10 representing District 1 at the 2015 SkillsUSA Pennsylvania Leadership And Skill Championships.