SkillsUSA Returns From State Competition


Yanely Luna, Editor-in-chief

SkillsUSA traveled to Chattanooga for their state competition.

Kase Leatherwood (Left) and Tanner Brisbane (Right) celebrate their placement in the Audio Visual Production competition.

Over 2,000 students attended the competitions from all regions of Tennessee. CCCHS’ students competed in such competitions as Public Speaking, Television Production, Digital Cinema, Audio Visual Production, Crime Scene Investigation, Quiz Bowl and many more. All students competed with their best effort and several students placed in their competitions.

The students who placed are as follows:

Kase Leatherwood and Tanner Brisbane – Bronze – Audio and Visual Production

Matthew Hale, Jasiyah Knox, Josh Roberson, Emma Singleton, and Ashley Meadows – Silver – Quiz Bowl

Melanie McKelvey and Yanely Luna – Silver – Television Production

Dalton McGinnis, Bailey Roye, Allison Vaughn – Silver – Promotional Bulletin Board

Colton Kerber, Brianna Gawrys, and Destiny Grissom – Silver – Community Service


Two state officers from CCHS were also elected, Jalen Morris as vice president and Brayden Gray as secretary.  CTE Director Mr. Skipper also received Administrator of the Year award at the awards ceremony. Congratulations to all SkillsUSA participants and medalists!

Yanely Luna (left) and Melanie McKelvey (right) placed silver in the Television Production competition.