Students from Wayne Technical and Career Center in Williamson recently participated in the SkillsUSA Regional Competition at Alfred State College.
Simon VanHoover, of Williamson, won first place in the auto body helper contest.
Arthur Ingram, of Newark, won second place in the animal careers category.
Johnathan Jones, of Wayne, placed third in the tech drafting competition.
Cameron Chardeen, of Lyons, took third place in the small engine service basic contest.
VanHoover took a written knowledge test assessing the collision repair areas identified in the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation Collision Repair/Refinishing program standards and ASE official study guide. The competition included a series of workstations to assess skills in metal straightening, welding, plastic repair, structural analysis and cost estimation.
Ingram took a written knowledge test assessing general knowledge of basic animal care skills. He demonstrated his knowledge of animal breeds, body language and health care skills.
Jones took a written knowledge test assessing technical drafting general knowledge. The contest assessed his ability to create 3-D models and extract properly scaled 2-D view from those models for placement and annotation on standard inch or metric sized drawing sheets
Chardeen’s competition included parts and tool identification, engine tear down and reassembly, measuring with the caliper, reassemble and torque all parts using the service manual, specification look up in a manual and two-cycle service.
This year’s New York State SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills championships will be held on April 25-27 at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse.