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Thirty-two Apalachee High School SkillsUSA students competed in the Region 2 Competitions in January. 

On Jan. 23, 32 Apalachee High School students along with advisor Amanda Pugh and work-based learning doordinator Miranda Deaton, attended the SkillsUSA Georgia Region 2 Competitions at North Georgia Technical College in Clarkesville.

AHS students competed in 19 out of 33 competitions held at the Region 2 Competitions.

Blessing Oladosu and Autumn Lawrence placed in the top 16 in the state in Practical Nursing.

Second-place finishers and also advancing to the state competitions include:

•Haley Criswell – Information Service Technology

•Liviya Hill, Zoie Tisdale, Sa’Niah Hood, Betsy Mancillas, Shae Baughns, Alison Martinez and Ashley Martinez – Opening and Closing Ceremonies

•Blessing Oladosu – Early Childhood Education

•Vanessa Nelson – Prepared Speech.

Third-place finishers included Brooke Dover in Job Demonstration Open.

The following students also competed at the Region 2 Competitions:

•Ashley Villagomez – Extemporaneous Speaking

•Shantalle Swift – First Aid/CPR

•Ell Contrerasdelcastillo – Job Interview

•Brenda Chavez and Mayra Bolanos-Moara – Job Demonstration A

•JB Elder - Plumbing

•Brooke Duke – T-Shirt Design

•Hayley Fleming, Savannah Wallace, Caiyi Zhang, Karen Parker, Alexa Mancillas – Quiz Bowl

Haley Criswell, Feyikemi Adeyemi-Bajo and Oladosu sang The National Anthem at the Closing Ceremony. Joylena Taveras and Mayra Bolanos-Mora announced the winners at the Closing Session.

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