SkillsUSA winners earn trip to state competition

Seven SkillsUSA members from Nelson County Area Technology Center qualified for state competition when they brought home several top awards from the Regional SkillsUSA conference, March 3, at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.

State qualifiers are Wesley Gilpin, Cole Mattingly, Tyler Stumph, Colton Brewer, Garrett West, Hunter Fenley and Devan Oliver. The state competition will take place April 19 – 21, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Louisville.

Top winners and their categories include the following:

  • Construction Tool ID: First Place, Cole Mattingly
  • Technical Drafting: First Place, Devan Oliver; Second Place, Tyler Stumph
  • Architectural Design: First Place, Garrett West; Second Place, Wesley Gilpin
  • Carpentry: Second Place, Colton Brewer
  • Carpentry I: Second Place, Hunter Fenley
SkillsUSA winners

Nelson County ATC SkillsUSA members pose after returning from their successful regional competition, March 3. From left are Wesley Gilpin, Cole Mattingly, Tyler Stumph, Colton Brewer, Garrett West, Hunter Fenley and Devan Oliver.