JCHS Wins the NATIONAL Quiz Bowl Competition at Skills USA Competition
Congratulations to the Johnson Central Golden Eagles Skills USA team on Winning the National Quiz Bowl Championship over the weekend. JCHS was representing the State of Kentucky at this year’s competition after winning the State a few months ago. Team members included Sara McCoart, Alec Salyer, Hillary Slone, Trevor Blevins, Michael Hamilton, Sahara LaForce.
The SkillsUSA Championships are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels. This is a multi-million-dollar event that occupies a space equivalent to 16 football fields. In 2015, there were more than 6,000 contestants in 100 separate events. Nearly 1,500 judges and contest organizers from labor and management make the national event possible. The philosophy of the Championships is to reward students for excellence, to involve industry in directly evaluating student performance and to keep training relevant to employers’ needs.
Other JCHS competition categories:
* TV/Video Production - 23rd place Lauren McCoart & Cari Hall
* Computer Programming - 13th place Daniel Bossé-Joseph
* Urban Search & Rescue Robotics - 13th place Jacob Colvin & Nick Robinette
JCHS was coached by Marc Shepherd and Todd Conley. Justin Arms, Tammy Haney and John Robinson all are club sponsors.
Other team members include: Mandy Wright, Annelise Small, Brooke Ratliff, Makayla Setser
Once again Congratulations to Each Student and Coach on a job well done!
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