POMEROY — Several Meigs High School students emerged as winners in the Southeast Regional Skills Competition held recently at Washington State Career Center in Marietta.
The medal winners were Summer Akinson and model, Rickey Jones,placing first in Job Skills open demonstration and awarded a gold medal, Andrea McGrath who placed second and received a silver medal in first aid and CPR, Elizabeth Bearhs who placed third in prepared speech and received a bronze medal, and Corey King who took a fourth place in computer maintenance technology and was also the recipient of a bronze medal.
The medal winners will now advance to the state SkillsUSA competition which will take place April 23 and 24 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Other Meigs students who will also compete in the state contest are Sharon Wright, Kayla Graham and Kacy Fink in promotional bulletin board, and Tiara Richmond in customer service.
Harley Fox, Meigs SkillsUSA vice president and Southeast Regional vice president, will also be participating as an officer at the competition.