Tazewell County Career and Technical Center Students Celebrate Success At Virginia State Fair SkillsUSA Day

Tazewell, VA– Nine students from the Tazewell County Career and Technical Center made their way to Doswell, Virginia to compete in the Virginia State Fair SkillsUSA competitions which were held September 27- 28, 2021.  All nine placed in the top six in their respective trade areas.   Below are the names of the students who competed and the home high schools they attend. 

Cosmetology -- Nail Care

Brianna Lawson and Breanna Hess, First Place, Richlands High School 

Cabinetmaking

Troy Bradshaw, First Place, Bland County High School 

Stone O'Quinn, Second Place, Richlands High School 

Carpentry

Gabriel Owens, Sixth Place, Richlands High School 

Max Byrd, Sixth Place, Richlands High School 

 

Welding

Kaiden Fowler, Third Place, Tazewell High School 

Masonry -- Bricklaying

Nicklas Sargent, First Place, Richlands High School 

Samuel Kennedy, First Place, Bland County High School 


“‘To say we are proud of these students and their instructors would be an understatement,’ said  Cynthia Beavers, TCCTC principal.  ‘Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic since March 2020, these students and their instructors have and continue to work diligently every day to hone their craft.  The results of this week’s competitions demonstrate their dedication and skill.  We look forward to seeing where these students proceed from here.”


Tazewell County Career and Technical Students will now set their sights on the next SkillsUSA competition held at the district level in the spring of 2022. 

About Tazewell County Public Schools:

Tazewell County Public Schools administers all public schools in Tazewell County, Virginia. The school system is managed by the School Board based in Tazewell, Virginia. The division superintendent is Dr. Christopher B. Stacy. The mission of Tazewell County Public Schools is to provide a safe learning community committed to increasing student achievement by engaging stakeholders to maximize student success. The school system comprises 14 schools. For more information about Tazewell County Public Schools, visit tcpsva.org. 


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