The FSDB Career Development Department is proud to recognize Blind High School and Deaf High School students who took on the challenge of participating in the regional SkillsUSA competition in Ocala on March 1, 2019. They competed at Marion Technical College against students from 11 northeast Florida high schools.
"We brought home gold, silver, and bronze medals!" said Career Development Director Andrea Armstrong.
"Our students began preparing for competition months ago, and many received medals and an invitation to State competition this April in Pensacola. When you see these young folks listed below, please be sure to give them accolades for taking on the challenge!"
Sean Candeleria (DHS)
Liam Von Mahr (DHS)
Veronica Hyatt (BHS) - 1st place
Samantha Washburn (DHS) - 2nd place
Brianna Lawson (BHS)
Meliora Hatcher (BHS) - 1st place
Tristan Ray (BHS) - 5th place
Jenny Cicio (DHS)
Roza Doci (DHS)
James Hunter (DHS) - 2nd place
Zhenling Martinez (DHS) - 3rd place
Nathan de los Reyes Diaz (DHS) - 4th place
Special thanks to the following FSDB SkillsUSA coaches and language facilitators who prepared students for this event!
Amanda Tapley – Photography coach
Kevin Voelker – Culinary Arts coach
James Crozier – Speech coach
Monica Griffey – Language facilitator/coach
Randi Mitchell – Language facilitator
Andrea Armstrong – Language facilitator