SkillsUSA state results

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Students excel in SkillsUSA statewide competition

Dozens of Southside students participated in the 2019 SkillsUSA Kentucky Leadership Conference and Skills Championship April 10-13 in Louisville. Among the highlights, Abby Meadors was elected a state officer, and Brianna Clark won the Michael Jude Scholarship. Following are the top results. The first-place winners qualify for SkillsUSA nationals this summer, except in contests listed as state only. 


  • Customer Service: second, Abby Meadors 
  • Employment Application Process: first place, Will Rodriguez 
  • Job Interview: third, Ian Carrillo 
  • Promotional Bulletin Board: second, Madison Allen, Summer Delgado, & Tamra Owens 

Technical contests 

  • Electronics: first place, Brianna Clark; third, William Hernandez 
  • Engineering Technology & Design: third, Jaxson Colliver, Abby Meadors, & Kage Baker 
  • First Aid/CPR: first place, Allan Friend 
  • Mobile Electronics Installation: first place, Dylan Resinger 
  • Principles of Engineering & Technology: first place, Sophie Agbekpenou 

State only 

  • 3-D Printing & Design: first place, Hannah Haney 
  • 30-Second Elevator Story: second, Aaryan Joshi 
  • Debate: third, Jaxson Colliver & Bailey Shultz 
  • Extemporaneous Writing: first place, Sophia Agbekpenou 
  • Pledge: first place, Sephora Caidor 
  • Poster: first place, Yazmin Miramontes 
  • SkillsUSA Spelling: second, Maxwell Mason; third, Sarah Wills 
  • Wood Sculpture: first place, Caleb Johns 

The National Leadership and Skills Conference is slated for June 24-28 in Louisville.