Cowley students do well at SkillsUSA State Contest
A pair of Cowley College students placed at the SkillsUSA State Contest
held Thursday at the Wichita Area Technical College.
Cowley College student Jeff Gage, who was a state champion at the competition
a year ago, had another strong showing at the event as he placed second
in the post-secondary precision machining area.
Curtis Cook, who is a student at Arkansas City High School that is taking
classes at Cowley, placed third in the secondary precision machining
Other Cowley College machining students that participated in the SkillsUSA
State Contest were, Zack Goodwin, Terry Rowe, Johnathan Krusemark, and
Along with the students from Cowley College’s main campus in Arkansas
City, the school also had one automotive student and one welding student
represented from its Mulvane campus.
“Everyone did really well,” Rick Squires, welding instructor said.
The contest consisted of written tests and machining. The event wrapped
up with an awards ceremony on Friday.