LCRCWC SkillsUSA students qualify for state at regional competition

There were a total of 16 state qualifiers from the Lake Cumberland Regional College and Workforce Center from this week’s SkillsUSA Region 11 competition that featured students from six centers or academies.

The team of Skylier Allen, Kaleb Carter and Elijah Russell came in first place in Automated Manufacturing.

Larin Coffey placed first in the CNC Milling Specialist category.

Owen Woodrum placed first in Carpentry.

Kelby Grider placed first and Evan Hammond placed second in Carpentry One.

Cass Foley placed first in Electrical Construction Wiring.

Trevor Van Meter placed first in Industrial Motor Control.

Natalie Bomar and Alex Giliespie placed first in Robotics and Automation 2 Person Team.

Clay Holder placed first and Nick Blakey placed second in Welding.

Mason Caldwell of Adair County placed first and Brady Bell placed second in Welding One.

Logan Russell placed second in Transmission Tool Identification.

Aidan Grant of Adair County placed first in Welding Sculpture.

The school advisor for SkillsUSA is Mr. Bruce Johnson and Mr. Larry Huckaby is the regional coordinator for Region 11, which consists of Lake Cumberland, Wayne, Pulaski, Green, Casey and McCreary counties.