Earlier this month, students from
Frank H. Peterson were the winners of 19 medals and more than $5,000 in awards and prizes at the 2011 Florida SkillsUSA Skills and Leadership Conference.
Five students received first-place medals and will move on to compete in the National SkillsUSA Competition in Kansas City, Missouri on June 19-24. Peterson students also received six silver and six bronze medals at the competition.
The SkillsUSA Championships is the showcase for the best career and technical students in the nation. This is a multi-million dollar event that occupies a space equivalent to 16 football fields.
The following students won medals at the state conference:
Francisco Morales & Suleimy Perez - Video Product Development
Colton Bolena - T-Shirt Design
Gary Brown - Aviation
Alex Wright, Francisco Morales & Suleimy Perez - Chapter Display
Annabelle Gonzales - Pin Design
Danielle Cribbs - Aviation
Chelsea Learn & Gary Beall - Sustainable Solutions
Quinnella & Shunnella Alexander - Promotional Poster Design
Rebecca Santana & Kaitlyn Rodriguez - Nail Care
Cody Simmons - T-Shirt Design
Alexander Simmons - Diesel Equipment Maintenance
Dalton Shaffer - Motorcycle Repair
Shelby Robbins - Customer Service
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