OTC students earn medals at national SkillsUSA

OTC students earn medals at national SkillsUSA

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

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Mark Miller
College Director of Communication 417.447.2655 millerm@otc.edu
Laura French
Coordinator of Public Information 417.447.2659 frenchl@otc.edu

Ozarks Technical Community College students brought home 11 medals in the recent National SkillsUSA Competition in Kansas City.

"Most of our students were ranked in the top ten in the nation," said Cynthia Phillips, SkillsUSA-Lead Advisor at OTC. "Our students are dedicated to their field of study and represented the college in an exceptional manner."

The medal winners were:

Lauren Donica, Kayla Faggans, Corbin Livingston and James Hennessy, gold medal for Broadcast News Production

T.J. Hornbeck and Jeff Thompson, silver medal, Digital Cinema Production

Kayla Daniels, silver medal, Early Childhood Education

Aaron Mills, bronze medal, Computer Programming

Jessica Highfill, Tiffany Fletcher and Tanner Edgen, bronze medal for Career Pathways - Human Services.

The national competition awarded 978 medals in over 100 categories won by competitors from across the country. Missouri finished fifth overall in the medal count with 41.