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15 Students Attend SkillsUSA Fall Leadership and Return with Medals

Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School students attend the SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference from November 19 – 21, 2017. Students at the conference participate in intensive leadership training in areas such as communication skills, group dynamics and employability skills, while having opportunities to become involved in the SkillsUSA Professional Development Program (PDP), earn a SkillsUSA Massachusetts Leader Award, and learn more about SkillsUSA’s various programs.
The students that attended participated in several challenges, including: Application Challenge, Community Construction, Video Challenge, Membership Promotion, Framework Case Study and Team Profile Project.

  • Shawn Arruda – New Bedford – Freshman – Exploratory
  • Madisyn Bozarth – New Bedford – Senior – Media Technology – SkillsUSA State Officer – Secretary
  • Tameron Carter – New Bedford – Sophomore – Legal & Protective
  • Dakota Chixarro – New Bedford – Junior – Legal and Protective – SkillsUSA State Officer – Parliamentarian
  • Samuel Dansereau – Fairhaven – Sophomore – Programming & Web
  • Kayla daSilva – Fairhaven – Sophomore – Early Childhood & Education
  • Corvens Depaliste – New Bedford – Sophomore – Medical Assisting – Team Award Gold Medal
  • Janelle Dias – Dartmouth – Sophomore – Legal & Protective – Community Construction Gold Medal
  • Taylor Dobem – New Bedford – Sophomore – Dental Assisting
  • Madison Docca – Fairhaven – Sophomore – Nurse Assisting/Health Assisting – Team Award Silver Medal
  • Julianna Gomes – New Bedford – Sophomore – Information Support Services
  • Kolin Misay – New Bedford – Sophomore – Electrical Technology – Community Construction Gold Medal
  • Jack Ostiguy – New Bedford – Sophomore – Engineering Technology – Team Award Silver Medal
  • Miles Ostiguy – New Bedford – Sophomore – Machine Technology – Community Construction Bronze Medal & Team Award Bronze Medal
  • Katelyn Pereira – New Bedford – Freshman – Exploratory – Team Award Gold Medal
  • Julia Quintin – New Bedford – Sophomore – Media Technology
  • Andrea Silva – New Bedford – Sophomore – Nurse Assisting/Health Assisting – Community Construction Bronze Medal & Team Award Bronze Medal

 

All of the students placed 7th or above overall
with the top three medals, Gold, Silver & Bronze going to:

 

  • Bronze -Miles Ostiguy & Andrea Silva
  • Silver – Madison Docca & Jack Ostiguy
  • Gold – Corvens Depaliste & Katelyn Pereira

The students traveled with the following advisors/chaperones: Stacey Martins, Ronald Quintin, & Lori Russell-Pelsue. The GNB Voc-Tech students were exemplary participants, making the school, SkillsUSA Massachusetts and themselves, proud, as they work to become leaders in our programs, school, and community.