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Savannah Tech students win awards at 2013 SkillsUSA

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Students from Savannah Technical College won nine gold, silver and broze medals at the 2013 SkillsUSA Postsecondary State Conference, which was held March 21-23 at the Georgia International Convention ad Atlanta Techincal College.

Savannah Tech Students brought home three gold medals: Marquisha Session, Nichelle Cruz and Christopher McLendon (Chapter Display); Amanda Allen (Technical Computer Application); and Shondai Dunbar (Nurse Assisting).

LeAndra Ortiz (Technical computer Applications) and Shannon Marsh (Early Childhood Education) won silver medals. There were four championship categories in which students won bronze medals: David Jackson, Richard Lamb, Rodolfo Hille, Amara Kone and Fergus Kelley (Quiz Bowl); Joseph Rowlett (Automotive Finishing); Amber Wasson (Architectural Drafting); and Alma Dixon and Davie Kennard (Website Design).

Students from across Georgia competed in the three-day event. More than 500 college students take part in the state competition. Savannah Tech's gold winners in each category will move on to compete in the 49th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 23-27 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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