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High school students earn medals at NYS SkillsUSA CTE competition

Several Schuylerville High School students participated in the SkillsUSA Area III Local Skills Competitions at the F. Donald Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs, with two Schuylerville students advancing to the New York State Championship Competitions. The focus and goal of the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) division programs is preparing tomorrow’s skilled workforce today. The competitions highlight what students have learned and exemplify their proficiencies. 

Local SkillsUSA Competitions

1st Place
  • Grace Earley: Restaurant Service (Culinary Arts)
  • Jay Maderic: Prepared Speech (Welding)
  • Ara-Noelle Ramos: Job Interview (Criminal Justice)
  • Ben Verti: Related Technical Math (Welding)
  • Alisha Walter: Crime Scene Investigation (Criminal Justice)
3rd Place
  • Gabriel Klebieko: Related Technical Math (Welding)
  • Emily Navarra: Job Skills Demonstration (Health Occupations)
5th Place
  • Schuyler Daignault: Related Technical Math (Welding)

NYS SkillsUSA Championship Competitions 

High school junior Grace Earley.
High school junior Grace Earley.

Schuylerville junior Grace Earley (Culinary Arts) and senior Ryan Rubertello (Graphic and Visual Communications) competed in the NYS Virtual SkillsUSA Championship, both earning medals in their respective competitions!

2nd Place 
  • Grace Earley: Restaurant Skills (Culinary Arts)
3rd Place 
  • Ryan Rubertello: Pin Design (Graphic & Visual Communications)
Schuylerville High School senior Ryan Rubertello
Schuylerville High School senior Ryan Rubertello.

Earley and Rubertello competed virtually among 600 other students statewide. Each competition measures a student’s hands-on skills, as well as the ability to interview for jobs and engage in public speaking. During the competition, students are given an assignment that must be completed within a set time frame, and are judged by business and industry leaders. Congratulations to all of the Schuylerville students who participated! 

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