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Principal's Corner

SkillsUSA State Results April 2018

May 3, 2018


Tazewell, VA: On April 20 & 21, SkillsUSA vocational contests were held in Virginia Beach, VA. Our students had overwhelmingly impressive results from the state contests.

Please join us in congratulating the following students who participated in State Competition. We are very proud of their efforts and the preparation they received from their instructors. As a result, we have 3 State Champions who have qualified for National SkillsUSA Competition in Louisville, KY in June.


These students will be recognized at the Spring Recognition Assembly at Tazewell Middle School on Monday, May 21 @ 6:00 pm.




Graham High School Students:


Garrett Collins:  10th Place in Power Equipment Technology


Joshua Mathena:  9th Place in Diesel Equipment Technology


Jacob Muncy:  Gold Medal--State Champion--Qualified for


National Competition in Diesel Equipment Technology


Isac Ross:  3rd Place, Bronze Medal in Marine Service Technology


Marie Spence:  2nd Place, Silver Medal in Barbering


Gage Wyatt:  5th Place in Job Skill Demonstration A


Byron Rose:  Decided not to attend State, but he placed second at


District Competition in Maintenance & Light Repair




Tazewell High School Students:


Cole Baker:  Gold Medal--State Champion--Qualified for


National Competition in Motorcycle Service Technology


Joe Bevins:  Silver Medal in Motorcycle Service Technology


Jeff Hagy:  Silver Medal in Marine Service Technology


Andrew Honaker:  4th place in Marine Service Technology


Eric Fish:  4th place in Welding


Katlyn Brown:  5th place in Nail Care


Tyler Ramey:  7th place in Power Equipment Technology


Brandon Ray: 4th place in Automotive Service Technology


Charles Abel:  5th place in Job Skill Demonstration A




Richlands High School Students:


Ben Coleman:  Bronze Medal, 3rd place in


Diesel Equipment Technology


Sam Looney:  Gold Medal, 1st Place in Automotive


Refinishing Technology (post-grad)


Heather McClanahan:  12th place in Fantasy Manikin


Kaleigh Meadows:  20th place in Fantasy Manikin




Bland County High School Student:


Paige Dowdy;  Silver Medal, 2nd place in Cosmetology