DGS Students Succeed in SkillsUSA Competition

DGS Students Succeed in SkillsUSA Competition

On Friday, April 25, Downers Grove South High School students competed in the SkillsUSA Illinois State Championships. Students brought home seven top three finishes.

South High recognizes and celebrates the following students:

3D Design Visualization & Animation:
1st Place - Troy Graveen & Sumit Shah
5th Place - George Demos
6th Place - Amelia Anderson & Gage Steinhaus 

Architectural Drafting:
2nd Place  - Alexander Burak
3rd Place  - Zachary Mucha

Engineering Technology Design:
2nd Place  - Donnie Okleme, Nathan Bennema, Zach Cotner & Alex Auernhamer 
5th Place - Jennifer Celeste, Audrey Curulewski, Kaitlin Brinkmaier 
6th Place - Lillian Higgins, Kate Plass

Prepared Speech: 
6th Place - Sophia Nelson

Technical Spelling: 
2nd Place  - Audrey Curulewski
6th Place - Tyler Balcom

3rd Place - Alison Gage 

Digital Cinema:
2nd Place Team - Vinotas Harris 

SkillsUSA Illinois is a state and national membership association serving high school, college, and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations, including health occupations, and for further education. Please learn more at www.skillsusaillinois.org.