In February, Penta Career Center students earned top awards at the SkillsUSA Regional Competition at Four County Career Center in Archbold, Ohio. A local student was among those who earned awards at the regional competition and qualify for the Ohio SkillsUSA Championships in Columbus on April 11 and 12.
First Place (gold medal) winners were: Amber Hyde (Woodmore), Tom Repolesk (Otsego) and Isaiah Witt (Swanton), all for the Welding Fabrication Team contest.
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. The organization provides quality educational experiences such as leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development skills.