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66 SkillsUSA Medals

29 Gold, 27 Silver, and 10 Bronze Medals earned at SkillsUSA State Championships – May 23, 2022 

Our students tested their vocational-technical ability by competing in the annual SkillsUSA State Leadership & Skills Conference Championships on April 14th and 29th. It was the second of three SkillsUSA competitions, and 102 of our students competed with other career and technical education high school students with impressive results.

The competition allows students to demonstrate their vocational-technical education, skills, and knowledge with SkillsUSA employment and trade tests. Our student competitors successfully demonstrated their career-technical expertise to proudly claim 29 gold, 27 silver, and 10 bronze medals.

"The medal results are truly remarkable. At BVT, our students gain and hone the skillsets needed to compete against the best vocational-technical students in the SkillsUSA District, State, and National Championships," said Superintendent-Director Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick. "Our student competitors, residents of our thirteen-member communities, are a highly motivated local contingent that will advance to compete against the top peers from the likes of Michigan, Ohio, and Texas."

BVT has 27 students advancing from states to compete amongst the most talented vocational-technical students in the nation at the SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, this June. 

Our students who earned gold, silver, and bronze medals at the SkillsUSA State Leadership & Skills Conference:

Bellingham
Gold: Sara Lewis, Principles of Technology

Silver: Aiden Cohen, Major Appliance Technology

Bronze: Pyper Bourre, Health Knowledge Bowl


Blackstone
National Voting Delegate: Haley McKinnon

Gold: Allana Atstupenas, CNC Turning Specialist; Daniel Cardone, Web Design; Andrew Konicki, Entrepreneurship; Haley McKinnon, Sticker Design; Kyle Penta, Entrepreneurship

Silver:  Kendra Atstupenas, Collision Repair Technology; Evan Bouvier, Photography; Nate Cook, Exploratory Project Demonstration; Mandolin Simpson, Career Pathways Showcase

Bronze: Alexander Mezzadri, Major Appliance Technology


Douglas
State Officer Elect/National Officer Candidate: Hunter Claflin

Gold: John Kearney, Additive Manufacturing; Sophia Payson, Welding; Brett Staples, Web Design; Chloe Vescio, Additive Manufacturing; Bryan Wheeler, Robotics and Automation Tech

Silver: Guenevere Payne, Precision Laser Imaging; Julia White, Esthetics


Grafton
Silver: Stephen Bayreuther, Mechatronics; Baraka Consuegra, Mechatronics; Noah Mariano, Related Technical Math; Owen Mathieu, HVAC/R; Maggie McCann, Career Pathways Showcase; Noelle McDonald, Carpentry; Nicholas Valoras, Principles of Technology

Bronze: Caitlin Brown, Job Interview


Hopedale
National Voting Delegate: Camila Ramirez

Silver: Josh Maillet, Diesel Equipment Technology

Bronze: Ashlyn Leonard, Health Knowledge Bowl; Hayle Ortla, Nurse Assisting; Eleanor Poitras, Health Knowledge Bowl


Mendon
National Voting Delegate: Samantha Stephens

Gold: Naomi Tsuda, Commercial Baking

Bronze: Joshua Blalock, Diesel Equipment Technology


Milford
Silver: Mayra Desousa, First Aid/CPR; Igor Freeman, Additive Manufacturing

Bronze: Morgan Allemao, Commercial Baking; Joel Awuku-Asante, HVAC/R


Millbury
Gold: Julia Drapeau, Health Occupations Portfolio; Gianna Konisky, Safety Poster Design Team

Silver: Julia Allain, Medical Math; Jenna Kenary, Promotional Bulletin Board

Bronze: Nicole Boucher, Health Knowledge Bowl

Millville
Gold: Myra Dehestani, Prepared Speech; Natalie Lambert, Culinary Arts


Northbridge

Gold: Emily Wildfeuer, Architectural Drafting

Silver: Riley Driver, Industrial Motor Control; Bianca Silveira, Promotional Bulletin Board


Sutton
Gold: *Benjamin Judson, Automotive Refinishing Technology; Samuel Judson, Technical Drafting; Samuel Powers, Entrepreneurship
*Benjamin Judson has been invited to compete at the 2023 Worlds Skills Competition in France

Silver: Brenna Kehowski, Medical Terminology


Upton
Gold: Katelyn Steele, Related Technical Math; Chloe Terrell, Entrepreneurship


Uxbridge
National Voting Delegate: Mia Bellacqua

Gold: Kali Bly, Cosmetology (Under 500 Hours); Isabel Cahill, Photography; Autumn Herrick, Telecommunications Cabling; Riley Holt, Mechatronics; Robert Mellen, Mechatronics; Adam Pratt, Robotics and Automation Tech; Stephanie Zaitoun, Safety Poster Design Team

Silver: Amanda Brochu, Precision Laser Imaging; Nolan Holt, Culinary Arts; Makaylah Holzman, Additive Manufacturing; Abigail Manuels, Promotional Bulletin Board; Grace Mathieu, Career Pathways Showcase