The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown took home a total of 11 medals Wednesday during the final day of the State Leadership and Skills Conference of SkillsUSA.
John Burdine, lead adviser for SkillsUSA at TCAT-Morristown, said those who participated did an excellent job. TCAT-Morristown entered a total of 16 competitions.
“Anytime you can enter that many competitions and medal in all but four or five, you know you’re doing a good job,” Burdine said.
The conference and competition started Sunday and ended Wednesday.
TCAT-Morristown ended up with five gold medallists, two silver medallists and four bronze medallists.
Those who won gold will now head to the national convention in Louisville to compete in June, Burdine said.
He said those who won gold means they are in the top 2 percent of their field.
Those winners Wednesday were:
• Aviation Maintenance Technology: Samuel Underwood, gold
• CNC Milling Specialist: Dalton Blake, bronze
• CNC Turning Specialist: Aaron Parris, bronze
• Collision Repair Technology: Joshua Dalton, gold
• Engine Design Technology (team event): Edward Ballard, Troy Mathews and Micah Batson, gold
• HVAC-R: Brandon Winstead, bronze
• Major Appliance and Refrigerator Technology: Joseph Sarraino, silver
• Sheet Metal: James Roberts, gold
• Technical Drafting: Anthony Bogel, bronze
• Telecommunications: Matthew Collins, silver
• Welding: Lucas Canter, gold