No fewer than 23 area students medaled at the SkillsUSA competition.
The Carbon Career & Technical Institute took 33 students to Hazleton for the District 1 Skills Competition recently.
The area students who medaled, along with the home school district they attend, and categories they medaled in, are as follows.
Trese Merkel, Lehighton, Advertising Design
Kali Weller, Palmerton, Cosmetology
Rain Hellums, Jim Thorpe, First Aid/CPR
Aleksander Everett, Palmerton, Job Skill Demonstration, Owen Henninger, Jim Thorpe, assistant
Brandon Gleockler, Panther Valley, Job Skill Demonstration Open, Shane Sutch, Jim Thorpe, assistant
Kylee Mullen, Jim Thorpe, Medical Math
Lauren Pickrell, Palmerton, Medical Terminology
Brandon Poole, Panther Valley, Related Technical Math
Greg Oboril, Jim Thorpe, Welding
Ronald Dowd, Jim Thorpe, Auto Service Technology
Dmitriy Revzin, Jim Thorpe, Collision Repair Technology
Kale Muscarella, Lehighton, Computer Maintenance
Austin Kerr, Jim Thorpe, HVAC/Refrigeration
Laurel Seemiller, Palmerton, Job Interview
Janai Kerr, Jim Thorpe, Plumbing
Tyler Hahn, Palmerton, Precision Maching Technology
Stephanie Villalta, Jim Thorpe, Prepared Speech
John Nickerson, Panther Valley, Automotive Refinishing
Shelby Haydt, Panther Valley, Extemporaneous Speaking
Kyle Cope, Lehighton, Industrial Motor Control
Kayla Sharwell, Jim Thorpe, Photography