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