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Success for SkillsUSA Club

The Sewanhaka SkillsUSA Club competed in technical and leadership events at the SkillsUSA Area VI Long Island Regional Leadership Conference on March 26. Twenty-nine Sewanhaka CTE students participated, with 19 earning medals. One of the group’s members was also chosen to serve as an executive officer, the Area VI treasurer. We are extremely proud of our students’ commitment to the preparation required to achieve such lofty goals. The club members will next travel to the New York State SkillsUSA Spring Leadership Conference in Syracuse, in April. Congratulations to the following students:

First-place honors:
Job Demo A
Aleksandra Elledge – New Hyde Park
Opening and Closing
Clare Brandt – Floral Park
Brianna Gebara – Floral Park
Alexandra Melton – Sewanhaka
Grace Melton – Floral Park
Madison Mulligan –Floral Park
Julia Slashcheva – New Hyde Park
Grace Werner – Floral Park
Quiz Bowl
Karanveer Atwal – New Hyde Park
Alex Chang – H. Frank Carey
Gary Faraone – H. Frank Carey
Ruben Fonseca – H. Frank Carey
Aditya Jindal – New Hyde Park
Junior Cosmetology
Brianna Roessler – H. Frank Carey

Second-place honors:
Action Skills
Emily Marcia – Sewanhaka
Job Application Process
Erin Kells – H. Frank Carey
Junior Cosmetology
Kira O'Boyle – Floral Park
Prepared Speech
Raven Blaze – Elmont Memorial

Third-place honors:
Job Demo A
Madison Winchell – Sewanhaka
Treasurer
Gabriella Gorlick – H. Frank Carey



A special thanks to advisers Maryanne Contarino, Grace Jennings and John Reagan, as well as the students’ classroom teachers for their support and guidance.

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