Scott Regional Technology Center honors outstanding students; Awards, scholarships awarded over 2-night recognition event

Friday, May 2, 2014

reporter@monett-times.com

Graduates at Scott Regional Technology Center in Monett were honored this week with ceremonies marking their accomplishments.

Students were recognized for placing in district and regional SkillsUSA or DECA competitions, obtaining national career readiness certificates, and received scholarships from various organizations.

On Tuesday, students in culinary arts, auto technology, computer maintenance and networking, JROTC, construction technology, graphic communications and marketing were honored.

DECA, formerly the Distributive Education Clubs of America, helps students develop occupational competencies in the fields of marketing and management.

DECA State contest winners were Breann Homfeldt and Alexandra Witt, first place in marketing, travel and tourism decision making. They will travel this summer to participate in international competition in Atlanta. The duo also took first place honors in district contests.

Other DECA district contest winners, along with their state Career Readiness Certificate levels include:

* Nathan Marcano, first place, principles of business management.

* Kailee Essary, third place, buying and merchandising decision making; outstanding student of the year in marketing; silver CRC.

* Breann Weatherly, third place, buying and merchandising decision making, bronze CRC.

* Michael Fletcher, third place, food marketing services.

* Hannah Owens, third place, principles of marketing.

* Blake Spain, third place, sports and entertainment marketing.

* Summer Bumpus, second place, restaurant and food service management; silver CRC.

* Jessica Youngberg, third place, automotive service marketing.

* Connor Marshall, third place, marketing management service; bronze CRC.

* Brady Blisard, third place, sports and entertainment decision making.

*Brandon Renfrow, third place, sports and entertainment marketing.

Skills USA state contest winners, along with their state Career Readiness Certificate levels include:

* Ben Morris, third place, computer aided machining.

SkillsUSA district contest leadership winners, along with their state Career Readiness Certificate levels include:

* Sasha Carpenter, first place, promotional bulletin boards, childcare careers; bronze CRC.

* Madyson Greene, first place opening/closing ceremonies, childcare careers; silver CRC. She also took third place in skilled contests, childcare careers, early childhood education.

* Virginia Higdon, first place JROTC opening/closing ceremonies, outstanding student of the year; silver CRC.

* Jonathon Keplinger, first place JROTC opening/closing ceremonies.

* Ashley Lowery, first place, opening. closing ceremonies, childcare careers; silver CRC. She also took third place at district competition in the technical information contest early childhood education.

* Tarek Masri, first place, JROTC prepared speech.

* Amanda Munday, first place, graphic communications, opening/closing ceremonies, silver CRC. She also received the Crowder College Director's Scholarship.

* James Pendergrass-Ellis, third place, graphic communications, action skills demonstration.

* Nick Vaughn, first place, construction technology, opening/closing ceremonies.

SkillsUSA district skilled contest winners, along with their state Career Readiness Certificate levels include:

* Mitchel Carlin, first place construction technology, electrical construction wiring; outstanding student of the year; silver CRC.

* Dakota Carlisle, third place graphic communications, vinyl sign making.

* Eddie Marcano, third place, culinary arts; silver CRC.

* Bailey McCann, third place, construction technology, electric construction wiring.

* Alicia Ott, second place, culinary arts, commercial banking.

* Jacobo Salas, third place, auto collision repair, automotive refinishing; silver CRC.

* Garrett Stadter, third place, graphic design, vinyl sign making; bronze CRC.

* Quinn Stillwell, second place, culinary arts. Stillwell also received the Ozarks Technical Community College Director's Scholarship.

* Nicholas Vaughn, second place, construction technology, electoral construction wiring.

* Emily Wiseley, third place, graphic communications, vinyl sign making; outstanding student of the year.

SkillsUSA district technical information winners, along with their state Career Readiness Certificate levels include:

* Jamie Farless, third place, advertising design.

* Stephen Faucett, second place, diesel technology; outstanding student of the year; bronze CRC.

* Logan Moore, first place, diesel technology.

* Benjamin Morris, third place, computer aided machining, precision machining.

* Colton Pippin, third place, diesel technology.

* Marcella Richardson, third place, graphic communications.

Other outstanding students of the year were:

* Toby Banks, auto collision repair; gold CRC.

* Lukas Jirik, auto technology; silver CRC.

* Meranda Granados, childcare careers, silver CRC.

* Cole Wells, computer aided machining.

* Kallie Provost, health occupations.

* Tulade Fleetwood, work experience program.

* Jon Lines, welding technology; silver CRC.

Scholarship winners are:

* Alan Ortega, Cassville Cruisers, Crowder College Director's Scholarship.

* Bailey Lyons, Cox Monett Hospital Student of Clinical Excellence Scholarship.

* Faith Schmidt, Cox Monett Hospital Student of Clinical Excellence Scholarship; silver CRC.

* Dustin Dotson, Crowder College Director's Scholarship.

* Tyler Myers, Ozarks Technical Community College Director's Scholarship; bronze CRC.

* Logan Dunning, Community Blood Center of the Ozarks scholarship; silver CRC.

Perfect attendance winners were: David Petty, work experience program; Susana Salas, health occupations; and Beatriz Sanchez, health occupations.

Students earning gold CRCs include:

James Cash, Michael Clemons, Kylar Eden-Polach, Kristian Gomez, Jerome Hardiman, Baylee Hilton, Hayley Long, Cody Pennel, Triston Williams and Alexandra Witt.

Students earning silver CRCs include:

Destiny Agans, Viri Aldava, Maria Ayala, Jake Beaty, Michael Beeson-Taylor, Anthony Benavidez, Brandon Bollinger, Riley Brattin, Blake Burke, Jessica Burt, Giovanny Canales-Rueda, Mitchel Carlin, Johnathan Collins, Ryan Crane, Hunter Crockett, Teresa Cypret, Nancie Dillon, Tyler Douglas, Justice Dover.

MaKayla Fear, Travis Fletcher, Shaniah Forester, Careya Garcia, Chaundre Hall, Jordan Hall, Jacob Hancock, James Headrick, Jake Henderson, Jennifer Hernandez, Breanna Homfeldt, Coin Hoppe, Jeremy Horton, Jarrod Hoard, Dylan Ippolito, Sean Irving, Nicholas James.

Josh Johnson, Michele Johnson, Jimmie Kenney, ChandlerKing, Ryland Kremeier, Dillon Lowe, Nickolas mcCArty, Valerie McKeever, Jorge Meza, Lane MtCastle, Jaco Orr, Charles Parsons, Alondra Perez, Abbey Pilkenton.

Richard Powell, Danny Priester, Nicholas Ragan, Sean Rosebaugh, Osiel Salas, Tyler Scott, Michael later, Jared Smith, Gerbin Solis, Ryan Stanley, Jessica Sumners, Aaron Sweeney, Kendall Thurman, Nathaniel Travis, Brandon Vermillion, Justin Wells, Jordan Williams, Sloan Williams, George, Yang.

Students earning bronze CRCs include:

Christian Alvarado, Dakota Bickford, Dezmon Branford, Austin Brown, Sasha Carpenter, Emily Colley, LaNiesha Dill, Michael Escher Dollar, Jordan Durossette, Rayanna Fare, Landon Gray, Halie Johnson, Nathan Lane, Virginia Lopez, Patrick McCammon, Britney McFall.

Celeste Mejia, Hugo Meza, Sabrina Morgan, Ashlee Novak, Ty Pendergraft, Jesse Pineda, Justyn Powers, Kenneth Rice, Christian Rodriguez, Destinee Sanders, Tazz Shirley and Dustin Skaggs.

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