At SkillsUSA state championships, MCC students win 10 gold medals


MCC students had a fantastic showing in the SkillsUSA Missouri State Championships.

MCC-Longview Automotive had four students and MCC-Business & Technology Campus had two students representing MCC in the competition.

Those six students brought home a total of TEN medals and TWO are now heading to the national competition.

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, high school and college students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives’, working together to ensure America has a skilled work force.

The organization and the competition uses an applied method of instruction for preparing high performance workers in public career and technical programs. Through the contests,  students receive quality education experiences in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development and help build and reinforce self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills.

The medal count from the SkillsUSA Missouri State Championships:


MCC-Longview Automotive Students 
–General Motors ASEP student Jonathan Robertson-Gold in Automotive Service Technology both written and hands on.
–General Motors ASEP student Noah Jurgensmeyer-Silver in Automotive Service Technology both written and hands on.
–General Motors ASEP student Quinn Kielty-Gold in Job Skill Demonstration.
–General Program student Tessa Brosam-Silver in both Technical Spelling and Mobile Electronics Installation

MCC-Business & Technology Students 
–Jack Browning-Gold in Industrial Motor Controls Written and the Bronze in hands on.
–Student John Miller-Silver in Industrial Motor Controls Written.

Left: Noah Jurgensmeyer, Quinn Kielty and Jonathan Robertson all MCC-Longview students

Jonathan Robertson and Quinn Kielty, students on the MCC-Longview campus are now both qualified for national competition in June. Robertson will compete in the Automotive Service Technology event and Kielty will compete in the job skill demonstration category.

David Patience, Automotive Coordinator on the MCC-Longview campus and the SkillsUSA advisor said, “this group of students proves that MCC’s Career and Technical Education Programs are preparing students to compete not only in settings such as SkillsUSA but in a very competitive job market. I am so proud of them. If you use any of these students, or employees from these programs please congratulate them on their outstanding performance.”

The Nationals competition is scheduled for June 20-25 in Louisville, Kentucky. Jonathan Robertson and Quinn Kielty are both expected to compete.

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