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2021 SkillsUSA California Conference Results

SPHS SkillsUSA students recently competed in the 54th annual State Leadership and Skills State Conference. After a year of service in Zoom environments, SPHS state officers Jolene Lee, California State Vice President, and Micah Mekhitarian, California State Treasurer, were allowed to perform their State conference hosting duties in person in Ontario, Calif.
During the conference, the SPHS chapter won a silver level of distinction and $3,000, and students earned several awards in various categories:
Gold Medalists
Ethan Xie, Related Technical Math
Connor Wang, Computer Programming
Annalea Pearson, Oscar Cassidy, Isha Zafra, and Avik Guatam, Entrepreneurship
Maya Villasenor, Graphic Imaging Dye Sublimation
Timothy Johnson and Lance Giles, 3D Animation and Visualization
Talulla Chow, Pin Design
Silver Medalists
Alica Zhang, Kiana Dettman, and Cyrus Hulme, Outstanding Chapter
Mollie Parker, Lauren Calderon and Allison Lee, Promotional Bulletin Board
Kayden Hung and Alex Mariano, Robotics Urban Search and Rescue
Claire Wang, Customer Service
Bronze Medalists
Christopher Kuizon, Computer Programming
Krish Patel, T-shirt Design
Caitlyn Chailitilerd, Job Demo Open
State Officer
Aerin Kim
National Delegates
Aerin Kim, Ethan Xie, Timothy Johnson and Krish Patel
Mail in State T-shirt Design
Laurian Lien, First Place and $150
Eva Lee Second Place and $100
Mail in State Pin Design
Caitlyn Chailitilerd, First place and $150
Congratulations to all the hard-working students and their advisor, SPHS CTE teacher Sandra Matson-Fennell.

Go, Tigers!

For more information, contact: South Pasadena Unified School District, Office of the Superintendent,