ANC students win at Skills USA competition in Hot Springs

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
ANC Secondary Technical Skills USA medal winners pictured are, from left: Zac Maddox, gold medal in automotive repair; Tim Hill, silver medal in secondary structural welding, and Caleb Johnson, silver medal winner in post secondary structural welding.

Students from Arkansas Northeastern College's Secondary Technical Center recently competed in the SkillsUSA Arkansas State Leadership and Skills Conference in Hot Springs where three brought home medals--including a State Championship.

ANC students earning honors were Caleb Johnson from Gosnell who won a silver medal in post secondary structural welding; Tim Hill from Manila who won a silver medal in secondary structural welding; and Zachary Maddox of Armorel who was named the State Champion and gold medal winner in secondary automotive repair.

The event was held April 14-16 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA's mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. The SkillsUSA organization works to help students excel. SkillsUSA serves more than 300,000 students and instructors annually. The organization has 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations. More than 14,500 instructors and administrators are professional members of SkillsUSA.

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ANC Secondary Technical SkillsUSA medal winners pictured are, from left: Zac Maddox, Gold medal in automotive repair; Tim Hill, silver medal in secondary structural welding, and Caleb Johnson, silver medal winner in post secondary structural welding.

Nick Nowlin, (L) ANC Secondary instructor in Automotive Services Technology, congratulates State Champion Zac Maddox of Armorel following the SkillsUSA Competition held April 14-16 in Hot Springs.

Tim Hill of Manila (L) and Caleb Johnson of Gosnell each won the silver medal in their division of the structural welding competition held at the SkillsUSA Conference in Hot Springs.

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