April 25, 2014
XENIA — Greene County Career Center Electrical Wiring senior Colten Combs from Beavercreek won the Industrial Motor Controls event at the recent SkillsUSA Ohio Championships and earned a bid to the national competition held in Kansas City this summer.
The team of Shawn Dafler, Jamylyn Rogers and Craig Oldiges also won gold in the Career Passport Showcase-Construction Design competition. Dafler is from Beavercreek, Rogers from Fairborn and Oldiges from Cedarville. All are juniors in the Architectural Design program and will be competing at the national level as well.
The TV/Video Production team of Blake Mantz and Lucas Bistrek took home a silver medal. Both are juniors in the Digital Media program with Mantz coming from Beavercreek and Bistrek from Fairborn. Their project required writing, filming and editing a commercial. Their commercial can be seen by visiting www.greenetube.com.
The Mobile Robotics team of James Erbaugh and Ryan Holland won bronze and marked the second straight year they earned a medal at the state competition. Both are enrolled in the Career Center’s Engineering Technology class at Xenia High School.
All Greene County Career Center students are members of a career-technical student organization like SkillsUSA. These organizations provide opportunities for personal growth, networking and leadership training. Competitions in various career areas are held at the local, regional, state and national levels.