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Saint Paul College Students Victorious at SkillsUSA Competition

Saint Paul College students and faculty attended the SkillsUSA competition this weekend. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. This national nonprofit organization serves students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. The theme for this year's competitions was "Educated and Skilled to Lead America." 

Thirty-five students from Saint Paul College competed in last weekend’s competition. The first place, gold medal winners will continue on to the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City June 23-27, 2014. The following students competed for Saint Paul College


Quiz Bowl

Team A:  Jonathon Axtmann, Stormi Balise, Treavor Guest, Jake Minor, and David Schaffer—1st Place

Team B:  Will Kessler, Kristine Szczech, Marcus VanGelder, and Sasha Williams—2nd Place


Sheet Metal

Donald Christensen—3rd Place

Joshua Cuffe—2nd Place

Stephen Trapp—1st Place;


Interview and Customer Service 

Stormi Balise—1st Place in both Job Interview & Customer Service;


Extemporaneous Speaking

Marcus VanGelder—1st Place



Bridget Larson—2nd Place

Aubrey Feldton—1st Place


Nail Care

Aubriana Jackson—2nd Place


Cabinet Making

Zedrik Juarbe—1st Place



Kia Koenig—3rd Place

Congratulations to all of the competitors from Saint Paul College!

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