Almost 60 students from Vancouver Public Schools medaled in the 2019 SkillsUSA state competition, held April 25-27 in Yakima, Washington. The competition gave students from across Washington a chance to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in 90 categories representing a variety of career and technical fields.
Quiz Bowl—Eric Bacon, Cas Haddad, Taim Isreb, Alexis Schole, Hayes Tufts
Pin Design—Nathan Keldsen
T-Shirt Design—Ethan Allmain
Pin Design—Annika Cook
Teacher Andy Berhow is their adviser.
Hudson’s Bay High School
American Sign Language—Lando Gaza
American Sign Language—Elexius Hoover
Teacher Danna Claborn is their adviser.
Skyview High School
Extemporaneous Speaking—Justin Lindsay
Teacher Nancy Wistrand is the adviser.
Gold medalists advanced to the national SkillsUSA competition, held in Kentucky in late June 2019.
Fort Vancouver High School Center for International Studies
Commercial Baking—Aliyah Schlegel
Early Childhood Education—Myrainah Blancas
Chapter Business Procedure—Derek Bengard, Christopher Diosdado, Alexander Flores, Brianna Marr, Kel Myers
Entrepreneurship—Anastasiia Burtseva, Nataliia Lushchuk, Mohammed Wali, Rameses Juarez
T-Shirt Design—Ethan Fletcher
First Aid/CPR—Emily Van Meter
Health Knowledge Bowl—Anna VanRoy-Amundson, Taylor Peterson, Brianna Marr, Jazmin Boroff
Chapter Business Procedure—Jazmin Boroff, Henry Doan, Mimie Le, Leilonnie Lee, Rian Schaffer
Teachers Rebecca Angell, Tammy Barry, Colleen Dunegan, David Finnie, Megan St. Clair and Michael Wade are their advisers.
Congratulations to senior Myrainah Blancas! Myrainah is a Careers in Education Magnet student @FVHS_CIS who took 1st place in Early Childhood Education this past weekend at SkillsUSA state in Yakima. @vps_ctepic.twitter.com/ja3urNhM45