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April 8, 2018 - SkillsUSA State Competition Results

 

Career and Technical Education students competed in the SkillsUSA Texas Leadership and Skills Conference held April 5-8 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Students from Plano East and Plano West Senior High Schools competed in Audio Visual, Auto Tech, Culinary Arts, Fashion Design, FCCLA and Graphic Design. Three students have qualified for the national competition in June: Eugenio Gonzalez and Jack McDonald state champions in TV Production and Lana Vong state champion Restaurant Service.

3 students qualifiers for national competition

Eugenio Gonzalez, Plano West; Lana Vong, Plano East; and Jack McDonald, Plano West will compete at the SkillsUSA national competition. 

"We are proud of our AV program who competed against fierce competition from all over the state of Texas. These students spent countless hours individually and in teams preparing for the competition," said Sarah Mateo, Plano West Senior High CTE teacher.

Audio Visual

TV Production

  • State Champion - Eugenio Gonzalez and Jack McDonald, Plano West Senior High (will compete at national competition)

Video Production Job Exhibit

  • Best of Show – Jack Doering, Sam Fletcher, Eugenio Gonzalez and Jack McDonald, Plano West Senior High 

Video Production - Best of Show

Video Production Job Exhibit Awards, Plano West Senior High

Television Camera Operator Technical Test

  • Gold – Scott Larson, Plano West Senior High 
  • Silver – Jack McDonald, Daniel Egnal and Jack Doering, Plano West Senior High 
  • Bronze – Eugenio Gonzalez, Varun KohliYousof Popal and Alex Witt, Plano West Senior High 

Video Production Job Exhibits

  • Superior - Jack Doering, Sam Fletcher, Eugenio Gonzalez and Jack McDonald, Plano West Senior High 
  • Superior - Daniel Egnal, Scott Larson and Yousof Popal, Plano West Senior High 
  • Superior - Alex Witt, Plano West Senior High 
  • Excellent - Eric Field, Plano West Senior High  

Auto Tech

Automotive Tool Identification

  • Eighth Place - Jay Collin Biley, Plano East Senior High Automotive Tool Identification

Culinary Arts

Restaurant Service

  • Gold - Lana Vong, Plano East Senior High (will compete at national competition)

Lana Vong with first place plaque

Lana Vong, Plano East Senior High, First Place Restaurant Service. 

"Lana Vong made winning Gold in the SkillsUSA Restaurant Service look easy with a 50 point spread between her and the second place winner. We are proud of all our participants hard work," said Plano East Culinary Art Teacher Lois Conwell.

Culinary Arts Quiz Bowl Team

  • Finals - Jennifer Chavira, Tam Nguyen, Fiza Patel, Brandis Sok and Lana Vong, Plano East Senior High

Fashion Design

Fashion Design Job Exhibits

  • Superior - Rachel Harvey, Plano West Senior High School
  • Superior - Ali Novak, Plano West Senior High School

FCCLA

Life Event Planning

  • Fourth Place - Stephanie Kao, Plano East Senior High

Graphic Design

Advertising Design Campaign Job Exhibit

  • Superior - Niko Langley, Hector Mavrakis and Zachary Satz, Plano West Senior High