CCC Career Tech Students Win Top SkillsUSA Awards
Coahoma Community College’s Career Tech Education students winning top awards in SkillsUSA competition in Jackson include (front row from left) Jeaneen Brown of Clarksdale, second place in baking; Shelia Sanders, SkillsUSA coordinator; Tony Hill of Drew, collision repair, who won a job offer from Capital City Body Shop of Jackson; Javaris Tucker of Winstonville, third place in computer service technology; and not pictured, Matthew Clifton of Mound Bayou, second place in culinary arts. Their instructors include (standing from left) Chef Brennon Warr, culinary arts director; Brendolyn Sculark, Career Tech Education administrative assistant; Joe Giles, collision repair instructor; Joanne Hoskins, culinary arts assistant director; and Tony Newson, computer servicing technology instructor. In addition to competing on written exams, students also competed in demonstrations of their skills. Brown baked an apple pie; Clifton prepared roasted chicken breast with Volare sauce and a waldorf salad; Tucker repaired a computer; and Hill repaired a wrecked vehicle. ‘We are very proud of our students,’ said Shelia Sanders.