Kevin Graff Jr. a senior at Shenandoah Valley High School and a student enrolled at the Schuylkill Technology Center’s Frackville Campus, recently competed in the SKILLS USA Pennsylvania State Competition Conference at Hershey, Pa. where he won first place gold medal in the power equipment technology event. As a result of his first place finish, Kevin will now have the opportunity to participate in the SKILLS USA National Championship which will be held in Louisville, Kentucky in June of this year where he will compete with students from throughout the United States for prizes in the form of technology scholarships.

Shown in foreground of the photo is Kevin Graff Jr. flanked by his parents Kevin & Susan Graff. Back Row L-R: Brian Waite, Shenandoah Valley Superintendent, Scott Reichert SKILLS USA Advisor, Jason Wright small engine repair instructor, Jeff Sweda, Assistant Principal of the Schuylkill Technology Center’s Frackville Campus, Tim McGinley, Cooperative Educational Coordinator, & Randy Schreffler owner of Schreffler’s Equipment Inc. where Kevin performed his co-op training.