The NACC Chapter of SkillsUSA Receives Numerous Awards

Northeast Alabama Community College Machine Tool Technology students competed in the SkillsUSA competition this week in Birmingham, Al. The NACC Chapter brought home 16 medals, a gold Chapter of Excellence award, Advisor of the Year, Outstanding Technical Student, and Membership Increase award.

Logan Tidwell won Gold in CNC Mill, Jameson Dill won Bronze in CNC Mill, and John Headrick won Gold in CNC Lathe at the State SkillsUSA competition and will be representing NACC, & the state of Alabama, at the national level in Louisville, Kentucky in June.

At this year’s SkillsUSA State Leadership & Skills Conference, the NACC Chapter of SkillsUSA received a gold Chapter of Excellence award, an award for highest increase in membership and our very own Regina Gilliland won post-secondary Advisor of the Year.

Students from our EMS & MAT programs brought home state champion titles in medical terminology, medical math, and first aid/CPR. NACC health professions students scored gold, silver, and bronze in all three categories and picked up silver in health occupations professions portfolio.

Medical Terminology State Competition
Gold/1st Place: Leslie Miller – NACC Medical Assisting
Silver/2nd Place: Fatima Zaragoza – NACC EMS
Bronze/3rd Place: Trey Mizell – NACC EMS
Medical Math State Competition
Gold/1st Place: Jake Barrentine – NACC EMS
Silver/2nd Place: Stephanie Otto – NACC EMS
Bronze/3rd Place: Isaac Jones – NACC EMS
First Aid/CPR State Competition
Gold/1st Place: Brett Vinson – NACC EMS
Silver/2nd Place: Samantha Mathis – NACC EMS
Bronze/3rd Place: Mason Scott – NACC EMS
Health Occupations Professional Portfolio State Competition
Silver/2nd Place: Mary Lynch – NACC Medical Assisting

Jake Barrentine and Brett Vinson were both awarded a $2,000.00 scholarship from the Alabama Community College System.

Our Salon & Spa Management students, Nadia Powell, Eugenia Gijon, Madelyn Woodall, Luz Chaparro, Daniela Cortina & Machine Tool Technology student, Nicholas Hearn won gold in the Opening & Closing Ceremonies contest and Ms. Tien Le & model Katie McBryar brought home a bronze medal in Esthetics.