Largest number of participants compete in Skills USA competition


This past Saturday at Clover Park, seven automotive students from AHS, AMHS and ARHS participated in the SkillsUSA Automotive Service and Maintenance competition. They competed against 48 other high school students from the Puget Sound area automotive high schools and skills centers. This is the largest number of students to participate in the last five years.
Adviser Kurt Edwards said, “I am very excited with this growth in our program.”
Those placing in the top three were:
Jacob Laitila, AHS – 1st place in the Maintenance competition
Zach Mortimore, ARHS – 3rd place in the Service competition 
Both Jacob and Zach will be moving on to the State competition in April.
Participants included:
Ryan Burges – AHS – 5th in Maintenance
Iurii Danylchenko – AHS – 9th in Maintenance
Jim Ferguson – AMHS – 8th in Service
Anthony Hernandez – AHS – 16th in Service

Bruno Roman – AHS – 18th in Maintenance