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Month: February 2018

South Tech Welders Triumph at MWI Competitions

On January 26th, 2017 students from Mr. Holt’s Welding Program competed in the 8th annual Missouri Welding Institute Vo-Tech welding competition in Nevada, MO. The students were among 182 high school level competitors who participated in a variety of 90-minute long tests.

South Tech swept the competition and earned a total of $34,000 in scholarships and prizes. Our winning students were:

  • Joel Besch – 1st place (full tuition) paid scholarship, a new Lincoln Ranger 225 welder/generator, and a trophy  (Total value $18,393)
  • Blake Meine – 2nd place (half tuition) paid scholarship, Victor Cutting Torch, and a trophy (Total value $7,627)
  • Kevin McCue – 3rd place (quarter tuition) paid scholarship, a new auto darkening welding helmet, a trophy, and 200 pounds of Lincoln Electric Welding Rod (Total value $4,143)
  • Sam Aufmuth – 4th place $1,500 scholarship, a $1,000 competitor scholarship, a new DeWalt grinder, and 50 pounds of Flux-Cored welding wire (Total value of $2,700)
  • Joey Knoll – 6th place $1,000 scholarship and trophy
  • Nathan Flecke – 10th place $1,000 scholarship and trophy
  • Zach Hedrick  – $1000 scholarship
  • Eric Reinhartz –  $1,000 competitor scholarships

Congratulations to South Tech’s outstanding welding team!

South Tech Students Win 22 Medals in SkillsUSA District Competitions
South Tech students participated in the SkillsUSA Leadership and Technical Test contests last week and brought back another 56 medals.  Now that district-level contests are complete, state contest participants will be announced soon. Congratulations to this dedicated group of competitors!

Leadership Contest Results

STUDENT CONTEST PLACE
Amanda Ohlau Action Skills 1st
Ashley Queen Action Skills 2nd
Brent Thomas Action Skills 5th
Jordan Ware Action Skills 3rd
Hadley Mcneill Customer Service 1st
Shilen Patel Customer Service 5th
Nakailah Shields-Robinson Customer Service 6th
Kobe Stevens Customer Service 2nd
Abigail Champion Employment Application Process 2nd
Robert Fox Employment Application Process 3rd
Jake Sage Employment Application Process 1st
Extemporaneous Speaking 4th
Christopher Rousan Extemporaneous Speaking 1st
Marcus Stokes Extemporaneous Speaking 3rd
Samuel Gregory Job Demonstration A 1st
Joseph Haynes Job Demonstration A 5th
Job Demonstration A 4th
Emma Radel Job Demonstration A 8th
Juwan Rice Job Demonstration A 2nd
Najda Samardzic Job Demonstration A 9th
Leah Atkins Job Demonstration Open 1st
Joshua Kuehnle Job Demonstration Open 2nd
Jotham Flores Job Interview 1st
Trevor Sirles Job Interview 6th
Joseph Steinhoff Ohlau – Model model
Chloe Bick Pin Design 1st
Julia Lutzenberger Pin Design 2nd
Julian Archer Prepared Speech 4th
Prepared Speech 1st
Erika Buneta Promotional Bulletin Bd 4th
Olivia Shoemake Promotional Bulletin Bd 4th
Megan Stephens Promotional Bulletin Bd 4th
Natalie Mccabe Queen – Model model
Michael Bertke Quiz Bowl 2nd
Benjamin Bodily Quiz Bowl 2nd
Andre Cotton Quiz Bowl 2nd
Benjamin Kotthoff Quiz Bowl 2nd
Lindsay Perrett Quiz Bowl 2nd
Hayley Cobb Quiz Bowl 1st
Sofia Belisle Quiz Bowl 1st
Ashlynne Dietrich Quiz Bowl 1st
Xyon Dubose Quiz Bowl 1st
Kai Hoffmann Quiz Bowl 1st
Michael Crunkleton T-Shirt Design 2nd
Meghan Kindle T-Shirt Design 7th
Erik Lucy T-Shirt Design 1st

Technical Tests Results

STUDENT TECHNICAL SKILLS TEST PLACE
Brett Schoenberger Precision Machining Technical Information 1st
Anna Nguyen Advertising Design Technical Information 1st
Megan Stephens Advertising Design Technical Information 2nd
Erik Lucy Advertising Design Technical Information 2nd
Chloe Bick Advertising Design Technical Information 3rd
Chris Rousan Carpentry Technical Information 1st
Christopher Moore Computer Networking Technical Information 1st
Steven Chalmers Computer Networking Technical Information 3rd
Mylo Counts Computer Repair Technical Information 2nd
Nathan Scott Computer Repair Technical Information 3rd
Joseph Cato HVAC-R Technical Information 2nd
Zachary Dillon HVAC-R Technical Information 3rd (tie)
Andrew Fischer HVAC-R Technical Information 3rd (tie)
Emily Mask Medical Math 1st
Jacob Brauner Medical Math 2nd
John Werner Power Equipment Technical Information 1st
Dominic Lane Precision Machining Technical Information 3rd
Alex Bathke Related Technical Math 1st
Chris Rousan Related Technical Math 2nd
Evan Fitzgerald Related Technical Math 3rd (tie)
Ethan Schrunk Related Technical Math 3rd (tie)
Logan Roderick Residential Wiring Technical Information 1st
Alex Bathke Technical Spelling 1st
Nathan Flecke Welding Technical Information 1st
Samuel Aufmuth Welding Technical Information 2nd (tie)
Paul Gilmore Welding Technical Information 2nd (tie)
South Tech Students Win 22 Medals in SkillsUSA District Competitions
South Tech students competed in the SkillsUSA District Contests last week and did an outstanding job representing their programs. Competitions were held at Ranken Technical College, Lewis and Clark Career Center, and St. Louis Community College – Forest Park. Our students earned 22 medals and placed in numerous other contests. We are extremely proud of them. Photos from the contest can be seen here: https://goo.gl/f8GNrk.
Student Grade Contest Place
STEVEN CHALMERS 12 INTERNETWORKING 1st
AARON CHWARCZINSKI 11 WEB DESIGN Team-4th
MYLO COUNTS 11 IT SERVICES 13th
MARK DEVAUGHAN 11 WEB DESIGN Team-1st
ROBERT FOX 12 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 8th
ETHAN GRUNWALD 12 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 7th
JAHCARI JONES 12 WEB DESIGN Team-4th
BENJAMIN KOTTHOFF 11 IT SERVICES 15th
THOMAS LENNARTZ 11 IT SERVICES 16th
CHRISTOPHER MOORE 12 INTERNETWORKING 2nd
MATTHEW MOORE 11 WEB DESIGN Team-3rd
ANDY NGUYEN 12 INTERNETWORKING 3rd
PARTH PATEL 11 WEB DESIGN Team-3rd
SHILEN PATEL 12 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 5th
ETHAN SCHRUNK 12 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 3rd
NATHANIEL SCOTT 11 IT SERVICES 6th
TREVOR SIRLES 12 COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 9th
DAKOTA SMITH 11 IT SERVICES 8th
JACOB WITT 11 IT SERVICES 1st
EVAN YOUNG 11 WEB DESIGN Team-1st
HUNTER ELLERMANN 11 FIRST AID/CPR 4th
HAILEY WILLIAMS 12 FIRST AID/CPR 1st
JUSTIN WINGERTER 12 FIRST AID/CPR 2nd
SAMUEL AUFMUTH 12 WELDING 4th
JOEL BESCH 12 WELDING 1st
LOGAN BLANDFORD 12 PLUMBING 2nd
JOSEPH CATO 12 HVAC/R 6th
STEVEN COLLINS 12 ELECTRICAL CONST. WIRING 5th
BRETT CREWS 12 CARPENTRY 9th
JOSHUA DOLENZ 12 AUTO SERVICE TECH 4th
NATHAN FANZ 12 AUTO SERVICE TECH 5th
ZACHARY HEDRICK 12 WELDING 7th
JOHN JENKINS 12 AUTO COLLISION 1st
DAWSON KENNEDY 12 HVAC/R 5th
LUKE KLEIN 11 WELDING 5th
AVERY KMENT 12 ELECTRICAL CONST. WIRING 11th
MITCHELL KRAKOVIAK 12 CNC MILLING 3rd
DOMINIC LANE 12 CNC TURNING 1st
DANIEL LANG 12 CARPENTRY 7th
KEVIN MCCUE 12 WELDING FABRICATION Team-2nd
NATHAN MUIR 11 WELDING FABRICATION Team-2nd
ERIC REINARTZ 12 WELDING FABRICATION Team-2nd
LOGAN RODERICK 12 ELECTRICAL CONST. WIRING 3rd
CHRISTOPHER ROUSAN 12 CARPENTRY 5th
BRETT SCHOENBERGER 12 CNC TECHNICIAN 3rd
ELIJAH STEIN 11 PLUMBING 1st
ZACHARY STOUT 12 AUTO COLLISION 3rd

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