Iowa Central Students Compete at State SkillsUSA Competition

by Phyllis Minnihan
Posted on 5/2/2017


Several Iowa Central students traveled to the State SkillsUSA competition in Ankeny on Friday, April 28, to compete in skills contests in their career field. Iowa Central had 30 students competing this year, with the following results. Students placing 1st in their event qualified to compete at Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, June 19-23. Congratulations to all the students who competed this year! Great Job!

1st Place Finishers

Individual Carpentry --Bradley Godwin – 1st Place

CNC Turning -- Jesse Quail – 1st Place

Industrial Motor Control -- Jacey Rector – 1st Place

Information Technology -- Kelvin Campe – 1st Place

Internetworking -- Shyler Allbee – 1st Place

Mechatronics -- Huy Nguyen and Reid Westerhoff – 1st Place (Team)

Robotics and Automation Technology -- Patrick Jones and Chris Schofield – 1st Place (Team)

Team Build (Carpentry) -- Seth Christensen, Austin Dencklau, Jack Kersten, Eryn Ulven – 1st Place (Team)

Technical Computer Applications -- Justin Romo – 1st Place

Telecommunications Cabling -- Casey Iles – 1st Place

Welding Fabrication -- Josh Baker, Paul Miller, and Thomas Schmitt – 1st Place (Team)

2nd Place Finisher

Industrial Motor Control -- Bryce Radke – 2nd Place

3rd Place Finisher

Electrical Construction Wiring -- Dalton Defenbaugh – 3rd Place

Other students competing

Automotive Technology --Michael Hawley, Kolten Hoover

Diesel Technology -- Jesse Bogenrief, Jeremy Kelley, Braden McClenathan

Electrical Construction Wiring -- Colton Allbee, Colt Wandrey

Individual Welding --Ryan Hefler, Brandon Martin

Welding Sculpture -- Amy Perras