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SPHS SkillsUSA Students Win Gold at National Competition

Congratulations to all the SPHS SkillsUSA national competitors! The SPHS Occupational Health and Safety Team won the gold medal at the competition held in Louisville, Kentucky, June 24-28, 2019. Jolene Lee, Talulla Chow and Luyang Zhang nabbed the highest award in the country. As national champions, this team will be competing again in August.

Henry Balding built a little house for his SkillsUSA competition and earned nearly $1000 worth of tools for his efforts. He was also offered a job by a national construction company and will be featured in an article in the SkillsUSA magazine.

Jolene Lee, Talullah Chow, Luyang Zhang, Jeffrey Oh, and Alex Parra received Skill Point certificates for placing at a high level in their individual competitions.

Additionally, Micah Mekhitarian will serve as Region 3 Vice President, Alex Mariano as State Secretary and Ayush Pareek as State Reporter for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Go Tigers!

For more information, contact: South Pasadena Unified School District, Office of the Superintendent, scarroll@spusd.net.