Titan Skills CCHS Students Win Big

Vanessa Flores

SkillsUSACA website shows and tells us that SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving middle school, high school, and college students who are preparing for careers in trade,

Cesar Chavez 2019 State Competitors and Advisors

technical, and skilled service occupations. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel. Many students in California and other states are preparing for competitions in Regionals. Those who pass will move onto state will compete against students to try and place gold to make it to Nationals which will be held in Kentucky. Cesar Chavez “Titan Skills” succeeeded at Regionals which was held at San Joaquin Delta College on February 8, 2020. 

As I sat and talked with the president of the Titan Skills club Jennifer Marroquin said,“ I wish the best of luck to everyone competing and hope that they pass and move onto state competitions which will be held in Ontario, California in April.” 

Bottom left to right Jennifer Marroquin, Vanessa Flores, Alex Lewis Middle left to right Patti Rivera , Jaclyne Banuelos Top: Jalissa Cheavers

She also said, “ We look forward to everyone coming prepared, trying their best and representing Chavez. We are glad that we were able to get more students to join the club and get ready to compete. We also look forward to those who will be moving on to Ontario to prepare to compete for Nationals.”

 While talking with Jennifer she mentioned that in 2018 competitions Chavez had 2 students who worked together and received gold in both State and National competitions. 

 

 The following is a list of Skills USA students that qualified for the State Championships with Gold members highlighted as tops of their class:

LAST NAME  FIST NAME  Grade Pathway Competition Award
Sol Calvin 12 Engineering Additive manufacturing B Gold
Rodriguez Gonzalez Carlos  12 Engineering Additive manufacturing B Gold
Banuelos  Jaclyne  12 Leadership Community Service team A Gold
Cheavers  Jalissa  12 Leadership Community Service team A Gold
Lewis Alex 12 Leadership Community Service team A Gold
Fernandez Joana 11 Leadership Community service team B Silver
Gagelonia  Zuleika   10 Leadership Community service team B Silver
Nop  Shelly   12 Leadership Community service team B Silver
Origer  Nathan   9 Health CPR First Aid 4th
Gonzalez Sean 12 Graphic Des CPS Art and Communication F Silver
Lock Annabel 12 Graphic Des CPS Art and Communication F Silver
Ma Maggie 12 Graphic Des CPS Art and Communication F Silver
Flores  Vanessa 12 Media CPS Ats and Comm Showcase Team C 5th
Lindsey  Richard   9 video CPS Ats and Comm Showcase Team C 5th
Mcgrath  Tianna 10 video CPS Ats and Comm Showcase Team C 5th
Gonzalez  Alexis   12 Leadership Customer Service Silver
Marroquin  Jennifer   12 Media Delegate Chapter rep
Vang  Chelsea 12 Media Delegate Chapter rep
Villa   Melissa 12 Leadership Delegate Chapter rep
Villasenor  Diana 9 Health Scientist  Delegate Chapter rep
Vang  Brandon     Delegate Chapter rep
Ahlstrom  Trinity 10 video Digital Cinema 4th
Yang  Justin 10 Video Digital Cinema 4th
Chhay  Katherine 11 Health Health Knowledge Bowl B Gold
Noreen  Amina 10 Health Health Knowledge Bowl B Gold
Oung  Sarena 11 Health Health Knowledge Bowl B Gold
Rang Sidney 11 Health Health Knowledge Bowl B Gold
Bravo  Leonardo   12 Health Medical Math Gold
Johnson  Kahri 12 Health Medical Math 4th
Pacetes  Christian 12 Health Medical Math Silver
Azhibu  Florence 12 Health Medical Terminology Gold
Boron  Khryzel 12 Health Medical Terminology 4th
Dane  Marissa 12 Health  Medical Terminology Bronze
Sanchez  Arlen 12 Health Medical Terminology Bronze
Villa Peralta  America 12 Health Medical Terminology Silver
Beltran Kasandra   Robotics Mobile Robotics C 4th
Chavez,  Leslye 9 Robotics Mobile Robotics C 4th

Update- Alejandro Garcia DelRio was also a member of the Skills USA Winning roster. Alejandro, a CCHS senior, was a gold winner in the Job Demo competition.