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UA-PTC excels at SkillsUSA competition

April 15, 2019
University of Arkansas - Pulaski Technical College students brought home medals from the Arkansas SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Championship in Hot Springs, including 10 gold, 11 silver and 10 bronze medals.

UA - Pulaski Tech was well-represented at the two-day event held in early April at the Hot Springs Conference and Convention Center. Hundreds of students competed in events testing their academic and technical knowledge, ability and leadership skills in various technical career fields. The gold medal winners advance to the National SkillsUSA Conference this summer, where they will compete for scholarships and prizes.

Students from the UA-PTC Career Center competed in both the college-level and high-school level competitions.


Technical Sciences

Sydney Stone - Gold, Aviation
Jim Buckwalter - Silver, Aviation
James Buckley - Silver, Aviation
Shawn Sternod - Silver, Collision Repair Technology
Josiah Simmons - Gold, Motorcycle Service Technology
Murry Chappelle - Silver, Motorcycle Service Technology
Johnathan Sanders - Bronze, Motorcycle Service Technology
David Bailey - Bronze, Collision Repair Refinishing

Culinary Arts

Taylor Scott - Gold, Culinary Arts
Jaclyn Duff - Gold, Commercial Baking
Julia Green - Silver, Commercial Baking
Sarah Sutton - Bronze, Commercial Baking


Team A - Silver, Esthetics
Jaliekah Goss - Gold, Nail Care
Maria Leon - Silver, Nail Care
Macy Crabtree - Bronze, Nail Care
Kiley West - Gold, Cosmetology


Yemi Vera - Gold, Collision Repair Refinishing
Jasmine Ware - Silver, Health Occupations
Alyssa Moomey - Bronze, Basic Health Care
Dulce Hernandez - Gold, Commercial Baking
Aiden Ball - Silver, Commercial Baking
Will Self - Bronze, Commercial Baking
Vanessa McPhersen - Silver, Culinary Arts
Sarah Logan - Bronze, Medical Math
David Gallion - Silver, Power Equipment Technology
Nikolas Sparks - Bronze, Power Equipment Technology
Reina Diaz - Gold, Cosmetology
Jazlynn Imperial - Gold, Cosmetology
Hallie Brown - Silver, Cosmetology
Makenzie Lamb - Bronze, Cosmetology
Ashton Veazey - Bronze, Cosmetology

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