Several Gibson Technical Center students recently competed at the Missouri SkillsUSA Conference, held April 4-6 at State Technical College in Linn.
SkillsUSA is a nonprofit organization helping to prepare students for careers in trade and skilled service occupations. To qualify, students had to finish first or second in the district competition.
Amber Ogden - 5th in Nurse Assisting
Brooklyne Romine - 5th in Early Childhood Education
Makayla Cole - 5th in Basic Health Care
Makalya Rich - 8th in Culinary Arts
Brandyn Wiles - 8th in Carpentry
Kolby Crisp - 10th in Computer Repair
Grant Phelan - 14th in Computer Repair
Kamiko Tucker - 16th in Baking
Gibson Technical Center is part of the Reeds Spring School District but also takes in students from ten surrounding districts. Ogden, Romine, Cole, Phelan, Rich, and Tucker are from Forsyth. Wiles is from Chadwick, and Crisp is from Reeds Spring. All of the students and their instructors said this event was a great experience for them.