South Pasadena SkillsUSA brings home the gold at state competition

Photos courtesy of Sandra Matson-Fennell

South Pasadena’s SkillsUSA team was named a Gold Level Chapter of Excellence for the third consecutive year at the California 51st Annual State Leadership and Skill Conference. This year, the teams –– under South Pasadena SkillsUSA member and State President Victoria Venardi –– took home numerous other medals including those for the chapter’s distinction.  

Gold Medalists

Action Skills – Henry Balding

Community Service – Liz Osoy, Sebastian Chinen, Brandon Lee

Occupational Health and Safety – Dhruv Vansadia, Natalie Terhune, Valeriya Smaliy

Interactive Game Design – Damian Ugalde

Interactive Game Design – Max Wilder-Smith


Silver Medalists

Robotics Urban Search and Rescue – Max Yee and Micah Mekhitarian

Entrepreneurship – Christian Brewster, Jessica Lat, James Carl Schwab, and Matthew Wolf

Career Pathways Showcase – Jolene Lee, Talulla Chow and Luyang Zhang

Screen Printing – Archer Willems

Outstanding Chapter – Drew Sevilla, Mollie Parker and Damian Ugalde

Introductory Advertising – Alex Mariano

For further coverage, look out for Tiger Newspaper’s upcoming print issue on April 27.

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