Carroll Students Compete at SkillsUSA Championships
Release Date: 7/22/2008 1:22:05 PM
Jacob Schaeffer, a student at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, won the silver medal in Diesel Equipment Technology at the 44th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Kansas City, Missouri.
Contestants in the Diesel Equipment Technology competition cycle through fourteen stations testing basic engines; troubleshooting engines; electrical-electronics; chassis; transmissions; carriers; hydraulic systems; vehicle inspection; fundamental failure analysis; brake systems; air-conditioning; general shop skills; job interview skills; and a written test.
Career and Technology Center students Allison Rill and David Bollinger also fared well at the competition. Rill placed 5th in the Culinary Arts contest, and Bollinger placed 22nd out of 60 contestants in the Masonry contest.