HERSHEY, Pa. | Six Lehigh Career & Technical Institute students won first place in separate events this spring at the SkillsUSA Pennsylvania State Leadership & Skills Conference, qualifying for nationals. They were among nine LCTI competitors who earned trips to the medal podium April 12-14 with top-three finishes at the annual event.
The first-place finishers, who’ll have a chance to match skills with state champions from across the country June 19-23 in Atlanta, are:
Brayden Arnold, a Small Engines/Recreational Vehicle Repair student from Northern Lehigh High School, placed second in Motorcycle Service Technology. Jaden Barasch, an Electrical Technology student from Parkland High School, placed third in Electrical Construction Wiring.
The duo of Jacob Solt and William Sterner placed third in Mechatronics. Solt from Northwestern Lehigh High School, and Sterner, from Salisbury High School, are both in the Electromechanical/Mechatronics Technology program at LCTI.
Kudos to all the competitors and congrats to the top-three finishers. We can’t wait for nationals!