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Careerline Tech students take top three spots in statewide SkillsUSA competition

HOLLAND — Right after taking the top rated 3 places in a regional level of competition in February, a trio of Careerline Tech Center learners moved on to a statewide SkillsUSA level of competition final weekend and as soon as all over again dominated the contest.

Careeline Tech Center finished first, second and third in the SkillsUSA Diesel Equipment Technology state competition. From left: Jason Alberta, Careerline Tech Center instructor,  Caleb Brochard (gold medal) , Randal Fletcher (silver medal) and Chris Carpin (bronze medal).

Careeline Tech Heart completed 1st, 2nd and third in the SkillsUSA Diesel Machines Technological know-how state competition. From left: Jason Alberta, Careerline Tech Center teacher, Caleb Brochard (gold medal) , Randal Fletcher (silver medal) and Chris Carpin (bronze medal).

Caleb Brouchard, Randall Fletcher and Chris Carpin capable for the point out Diesel Gear Technologies levels of competition by ending in the top a few spots of a regional competitors. They are all learners in the Diesel/Major Equipment Mechanics method at CTC

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They recurring the amazing feat of taking the top rated three places all through the point out meet, held April 8-10 in Grand Rapids. Brouchard, a Coopersville Significant College university student, received the gold medal Fletcher, from West Ottawa Higher School, attained the silver and Carpin, a property-schooled pupil, took the bronze.

Students from the Careerline Tech Center accept their awards for finishing first, second and third in the SkillsUSA Diesel Equipment Technology state competition.

Students from the Careerline Tech Heart take their awards for finishing first, second and 3rd in the SkillsUSA Diesel Machines Engineering condition levels of competition.

The competitors involved college students demonstrating specialized techniques and knowledge in different locations, together with engines, drivetrain components, braking systems, electrical and extra. Pupils were being also evaluated in a mock work job interview.

As the state of Michigan winner, Brouchard is certified to advance to the Countrywide Diesel Gear Technological know-how competition in June. Last year, CTC and Zeeland West college student Adam Leeuw gained the nationwide party.

Caleb Bouchard, Chris Carpin and Randall Fletcher after competing in the SkillsUSA Diesel Equipment Technology state competition.

Caleb Bouchard, Chris Carpin and Randall Fletcher just after competing in the SkillsUSA Diesel Products Technologies condition competition.

Program teacher Jason Alberda claimed he is “amazed” by the students in the Diesel Weighty Devices Mechanics program subsequent the regional competition earlier this 12 months.

“It is constantly terrific to see college students from our class be productive,” he stated. “I am constantly shocked at how sensible our college students are and how a lot they study and know for the duration of the two several years they are in this plan at the Tech Center.”

— Get hold of reporter Mitchell Boatman at [email protected] Adhere to him on Twitter @SentinelMitch.

This short article originally appeared on The Holland Sentinel: Area students take top rated a few places in statewide SkillsUSA competition