Essex Tech Takes Home Medals From Skills USA States Competition

The students of Essex Tech proved to be quite successful as they earned medals in their respective trade and craft areas this past weekend during the State Skills USA competition.

Bronze Medalists

  • Joslee Espinal (Peabody), Jessica Marchese (Peabody), and Cali Scola (Gloucester), juniors from the Health Assisting Program
    • Community Service Project for the Nightmare Before HHH

Silver Medalists

  • Gabby Rudzis (Salem), junior from the cosmetology program
    • Cosmo > 500 hrs
  • Dan Sherburne (Beverly), senior from the Automotive Technology program
    • Auto Tech
  • Brenda Nunez (Peabody), junior from the Health Assisting Program
    • Action Skill
  • Ginny Vienneau (Groveland), junior from the Biotechnology Program
    • Job Skill Demo
  • Henry Jacques (Gloucester), sophomore from the Biotechnology Program
    • Job Skill Demo

Gold Medalists

  • Tatyana Silva (Peabody), senior from the Health Assisting Program
    • Health Occupations Professional Portfolio
  • Joshua Tilton (Peabody), junior from the Auto Technology Program
    • Customer Service

After earning their GOLD MEDALS, Tatyana and Joshua will be competing in the SkillsUSA National Competition in June!


A special thanks to teachers:

Celeste Foley and Joel Spruance for volunteering as Skills States chaperones

Brooks Clark, Celeste Foley, Tom Forsythe, Cassie Gilroy, Arlyssa LaPorte, Mike Leone, Deb O’Reilly and Gina Williams for serving as coaches preparing our students for competition

Connie Dawes, Jill Plante and Tom O’Toole for coaching the community service project.

A special thanks to the entire school community for its support!


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