SkillsUSA Competes at State

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Maple Mountain's SkillUSA competitors had a big night at the state competition March 25. The medalists are:

  • Oliver Davis, Preston Johnson, and Mason Garrett placed 2nd for Welding Fabrication Team.
  • Karter Barbakos placed 2nd for Extemporaneous Speech.
  • Seth Christmas placed 1st for Auto Refinishing.
  • Triston Jensen placed 1st for Photography.
  • Ben Cornaby and Sam Berky were voted on as SkillsUSA State Officers.

Congratulate these students when you see them!


Congratulations Nebo Maple Mountain National Champions SkillsUSA Welding Fabrication!

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Original story found here.

Nebo’s Maple Mountain High welding students did it again! National Champions for the second time. The National Champion SkillsUSA Welding Fabrication team consisted of Ladd Davis, Sam Christmas, and Wyatt  Justensen with advisor Jared Massic. 

Also competing at the national competition was Kagen Nelson. He competed in the photography competition and finished 11 of 52 high school students!

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SkillsUSA State Competition Results

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Last week the SkillsUSA chapter from MMHS competed at the state competition held at Salt Lake Community College. Among all of our awesome contestants, the following students placed:

Leah Ribble - Silver in CPR
Brian Workman - Silver in Carpentry
Jesse Harness - Silver in Welding
Kolbi Schauerhamer - Silver in Dental Assisting
Isaac Behena - Gold in Job Interview
Sam Christmas, Ladd Davis, Nathan Wright - Gold in Welding Fabrication

Congratulate these awesome students on their hard work and achievements!

5th Annual Welding Fix It Saturday

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Maple Mountain High School SkillsUSA club needs your help to send its Welding Fabrication Team back to Louisville, KY for the national competition for the 5th year in a row. On March 24th, we took first place at the state level and were invited to compete among the top competitors in the country. In hopes to help with this cost, we would like to invite you to sign up and bring in anything you need to have repaired or re-welded or have a small project built.

Story by Jared Massic.

SkillsUSA State Competition

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On March 23 and 24, Maple Mountain's SkillsUSA chapter competed at state. All of our competitors did really well, and we have 2 medalists. 

Savannah Marker took 2nd place in job interview.Tyler Christmas, Tosh Davis, and Ben Warnick took 1st in welding fabrication. This marks MMHS's 5th year in a row that we won gold medal in welding fabrication. They'll go to Louisville, Kentucky at the end of June to represent Utah against the best teams from each state. If you know these competitors, please congratulate them!
Story by Jared Massic.

Nebo Annual Welding Competition

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All of the Nebo high school welding programs brought their best students to compete Friday, January 20 at Springville High School. With over 30 students competing in the annual welding competition, the following Maple Mountain students placed:

Welding Individual is an event where one person reads a blueprint and welds together a test with several different welding processes:
Nick Pittelli - 1st Place
Jace Baird - 2nd Place
McCade Lee - 3rd Place

Story and photo by Jared Massic.

Welding Placed 3rd at Nationals

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The MMHS team of junior welding fabricators took 3rd place in the nation at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Each state brought their best welding team to compete. Our team consisted of Tosh Davis, Tyler Christmas, and Ben Warnick. They built a tool box from scratch in 6.5 hours.

Story and photos by Jared Massic.

SkillsUSA State Medalists

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Maple Mountain's SkillUSA competitors had a big night at the state competition April 1. The medalists are:
Haydon Cooper took 3rd in welding sculpture.
Soren Peterson took 3rd in photography.
Mahal Kauwe took 3rd in first aid/CPR.
Rachel Brown took 2nd in first aid/CPR.
Chase Farrer, Brian Mckell, & Austin Wagstaff won 1st place in their chapter display.
Tosh Davis, Ben Warnick, and Tyler Christmas won 1st place in welding fabrication (we are on a four year championship run in this contest).

Story and photos by Jared Massic.

Welding Team Places at National Competition

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The MMHS welding team took 3rd in the nation on June 24. There were 34 welding teams from across the nation. The team consisted of recently graduated seniors: Chandler Schramm, Micheal Swanson, and McKay Hales.

Josh Jensen, our senior class president, got 6th out of 34 in the First Aid/CPR competition.

Congratulations to them all!

Story and photos by Jared Massic.