Skills USA WinnersBy BECKY DEES,
Students from the Winona Career and Technical Center competed against students statewide in the SkillsUSA State Competition held April 10-11 at locations in Jackson and Pearl. Students competing in Skills USA represented Winona High School and Winona Christian School and Montgomery, Carroll, and Attala counties. Winners from SkillsUSA State competition were Robert Dance, third place in Diesel Technology; John Luke Clark first place in Power Equipment Technology; and Webb Blakely second place in CNC Turning. John Luke Clark is the 2018 SkillsUSA Power Equipment Technology State Champion and will compete at Nationals held in Louisville, Ky., in June. Pictured are Winona Career and Technical Center SkillsUSA members include (front row, left to right) John Luke Clark, Colby Marlow, Dalton Murphy, Cade Marlow, Stanton Watkins, (second row) Matthew Rigby, Webb Blakely, and (third row) John Parker McCaleb, Robert Dance, and Jakob Welch.