North Lamar advances to State SkillsUSA contest
Six North Lamar High School students competed in the district SkillsUSA contest this past weekend in Waco, Texas, to win four championships and place in the top three spots in their categories. All advanced to the 2012 State SkillsUSA Texas Leadership and Skills Conference on March 22-24 in Corpus Christi.
Champions were DJ Bell in Automotive Service, Drew Osborne in Diesel Equipment Technology, Melissa Williams in Tool Identification, and Tristan McReynolds in Outdoor Power Equipment. Placing second in Tool Identification and Outdoor Power Equipment was Cody McMikel. Andrew Pilkington took third in Outdoor Power Equipment.
North Lamar SkillsUSA sponsors are Jared Reaves and Billy Copeland.