SCC Sets Own Record with 36 Medals at SkillsUSA North Carolina Conference


SCC President, Dr. John Enamait invited all SkillsUSA students and advisors to a pizza party to honor their accomplishments.

Stanly Community College (SCC) competed in the SkillsUSA North Carolina Conference on Thursday, April 11, in Greensboro, NC. SkillsUSA is a partnership between students, teachers, and industry representatives to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school/college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled, and service occupations. SCC brought home a total of 36 medals with 13 first-place awards, 6 second-place awards, 6 third-place awards, 8 fourth-place awards and 3 fifth-place awards in a diverse group of categories. The 36 medals are the most that SCC has earned at SkillsUSA. The 13 first-place contestants will have the opportunity to compete at the SkillsUSA National Competition located in Louisville, Kentucky, in June.

“Stanly County’s future, as well as America’s, will be based on our understanding and utilization of technical skills,” stated SCC President Dr. John Enamait. “SkillsUSA provides the framework that helps students, our faculty and industry improve on this knowledge base and makes our students much more marketable.”

SCC’s participants included a total of 67 students from various programs of study within the schools of Advanced Manufacturing, Industry, Technology & Trades; Transfer and Business; and Health & Public Services.

Congratulations to all our participants! SCC award winners are:


1st - Abigail Helms

3rd - Amber Ivester

Cosmetology Skills Project Showcase

3rd - Amber Ivester

Electronics Technology

1st - Tyler Tucker


4th - Haley Efird

Extemporaneous Public Speaking

4th - Makayla Holland

First Aid/CPR

3rd - Joy Sharpe

4th - Eliana Alonso

Health Knowledge Bowl

1st - Brandy Almond, Sasha Eury, Kaitlyn Lewallen, Addison Thigpen

4th - Zachary Long, Katie Owens, Alex Poplin, Carrie Swaringen

Industrial Motor Control

5th - Matthew Osborne

Information Technology Services

1st - Bryson Tomberlin


2nd - William Bohart, Matthew Hampton

Medical Assisting

1st - Ashley Atwood

Medical Math

1st - Leanne Beck

2nd - Shannon Burris

3rd - Lauren Raker

5th - Gracy Howard

Medical Terminology

1st - Kimberly Griffin

2nd - Angelica Meyer

3rd - LeSea Alexander

5th - Katherine Anderson

Practical Nursing

1st - Johan Mercado

2nd - Brian Murphy

Related Technical Math

1st - Kayly Duran

3rd - Pedro Cruz-Santos

Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue

2nd - Michael Harrington, Mason Thomas

Telecommunications Cabling

1st - Daniel Tarlton