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The mikeroweWORKS Foundation Competitor Scholarship

The mikeroweWORKS Foundation, in partnership with SkillsUSA, is proud to offer a scholarship opportunity for SkillsUSA members who have competed and placed first in their state association competition.


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The scholarship is to provide support for SkillsUSA state contest winners who have insufficient personal, chapter, school or community resources to participate at the 2013 National SkillsUSA Championships. A total of fifty $1,000 scholarships are awarded to help offset the costs of travel and to participate in the National SkillsUSA Championships. The winners may also have the opportunity to attend a luncheon with a member of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation staff during the conference.

2013 Scholarship Recipients

  • Veronica Allen, Employment Application Process, Heartland Career Center, Ind.
  • Gino Alvarez, Television (Video) Production, Foothill High School, Nev.
  • Jenna Barry-Utzig, Career Pathways Showcase-Health, Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center, Md.
  • Charley Beach, Advertising Design, Calhoun Area Career Center, Mich.
  • Ashley Bishop, Community Service, Plant City High School, Fla.
  • Madison Bogar, Crime Scene Investigation, Sabin Schellenberg Center, Ore.
  • Shelby Boyer, Community Action Project, Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center, Md.
  • Storm Bruner, Career Pathways Showcase-Manufacturing, Coffee County Central High School, Tenn.
  • Kylie Burkey, Cosmetology, Sullivan Central High School, Tenn.
  • Dwane Butler, Employment Application Process, Career Center Monouth County, N.J.
  • Darrio Carter, Prepared Speech, Cranston Area Career & Technical Center, R.I.
  • RaShad Carter, HVACR, Gadsden City High School, Ala.
  • Joey Ciastko, Action Skills, Hobbs Freshman High School, N.M.
  • Dayna Cowan, Welding Sculpture, Indian Capital Technology Center, Okla.
  • Amber DeJoode, American Spirit, Mounds View High School, Minn.
  • Erich Deutsch, Web Design, Thomas Jefferson High School, Colo.
  • Tristan Duncan, Automotive Service Technology, Blue Ridge Community College, N.C.
  • Casey Fernandez, Chapter Display, L.A. Wilson Tech - Western Suffolk BOCES, N.Y.
  • Justin Furman, Automotive Refinishing Technology, Washtenaw Community College, Mich.
  • Keanu Giraud, Automotive Service Technology, Waiakea High School, Hawaii
  • Albina Gjyrevci, Television (Video) Production, Bergen County Academies, N.J.
  • Brittany Goetz-Smith, Employment Application Process, Stillwater Area High School, Minn.
  • Davy Hall, Mechatronics, Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center, Ind.
  • Kriten Hausmann, American Spirit, Charles Page High School, Okla.
  • Patricia Hernandez, Television (Video) Production, Bergen County Academies, N.J.
  • Abigail Hoffman, Basic Health Care Skills, Lewis & Clark Career Center and FHN H. S., Mo.
  • James Huneke, Welding Sculpture, Blue River Career Programs, Ind.
  • Dylan Jones, TeamWorks, Adairsville High School, Ga.
  • Jacob Keown, Screen Printing Technology, Greenland High School, Ark.
  • Bhola Koirala, Robotics Automation Technology, Patterson High School, Md.
  • Rebecca Lagein, Health Knowledge Bowl, Lake Area Career & Technology Center, N.D.
  • Vanessa Lavoie, Welding Sculpture, Van Buren District Secondary School, Maine
  • Zack Miller, Welding , Pike Lincoln Tech Center, Mo.
  • Alyson Moore, Promotional Bulletin Board, Woodland Park High School, Colo.
  • Joyce Nelson, Career Pathways Showcase-Management, Tennessee Technology Center Ripley Tenn.
  • Lace Paul, Crime Scene Investigation, Sabin Schellenberg Center, Ore.
  • Aleesha Peake, Web Design, Eaton Intermediate School District, Mich.
  • Alexa Perrucci, Community Service, Bergen County Academies, N.J.
  • Rene Plymouth Jr., CNC Turning, Austin Polytechnical Academy, Ill.
  • Hanna Postell, Quiz Bowl, Presque Isle Regional Career and Technical Center, Maine
  • Jennifer Rich, Culinary Arts, Cherokee High School, Tenn.
  • Jayson Rodden, Career Pathways Showcase – Manufacturing, Sabin Schellenberg Technical Center, Ore.
  • Priscila Rodriguez, Job Interview, Yakima Valley Technical Skills Center, Wash.
  • Olympia Serrano, Promotional Bulletin Board, Westminster High School, Md.
  • Abigail Skorupski, Broadcast News Production, Communications High School, N.J.
  • Edith Tuinei, Customer Service, West Career and Technical Academy, Nev.
  • Andrew Vanner, Extemporaneous Speaking, East Providence Area Career and Technical Center, R.I.
  • Jana Watkins, Community Service, Plant City High School, Fla.
  • Alexis Wells, Culinary Arts, King Career Center, Alaska
  • Abhishek Yonghang, Robotics Automation Technology, Patterson High School, Md.

Congratulations to the 2013 recipients!

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