SHS Student Going To National SkillsUSA Competition -

SHS Student Going To National SkillsUSA Competition

Austin Gagne, a senior at Spaulding High School in Rochester, NH, recently won the gold medal from SkillsUSA state competition in Automotive Services and will be competing in the national competition in Louisville, KY.

Screen Shot 2016-03-30 at 7.43.49 AMAustin Gagne, a senior at Spaulding High School in Rochester, NH, recently won the gold medal from SkillsUSA state competition in Automotive Services and will be competing in the national competition in Louisville, KY.

From Dave Andreesen’s article on the Fosters.com website:

Spaulding High School Senior Austin Gagne will soon be a heading to a national competition in Louisville, Kentucky, after taking home a gold medal in Automotive Service Technology during a statewide SkillsUSA competition.

SkillsUSA is a national program that showcases some of the most talented career and technical education students in the country. Gagne — an Automotive Technology student at the Creteau Technology Center at Spaulding — competed against 28 other students from 10 other New Hampshire schools, during a competition held March 18 through March 20.

“There were a lot of different stations you had to go through and try and diagnose a problem with the car,” he said. “They handed you a sample customer complaint form and you had to test each component.”

Gagne said while the event was a great experience where he learned a lot, it was definitely stressful.

“You had five minutes to read the form and technical manual, and then 10 minutes to work on it,” he said. “It gets down to the wire and then all of a sudden, the horn goes off and you have to move onto the next station.”

Click HERE to read the entire article about the SkillsUSA competition on the Fosters.com website.

You May Also Like

April Pop Quiz Questions Bring Winning Answers

Didn’t bloom this week? Don’t worry – this week’s contest is a new Guess The Tool. Enter for free each week.

It's springtime and everything we love about the season is coming back – including some old familiar winners in our Pop Quiz contest. Whether you're a perennial player or a first time bloomer, if you got all the questions right, congratulations! You were thrown into the spreader along with everyone. And if your name is listed below, even more congratulations - because you've been randomly selected to receive a $10 Starbucks gift card!

CRC To Auction 2006 Pontiac GTO

The auction takes place on May, 15, 2024 to benefit the TechForce Foundation.

Guess The Car Stirs Up Some Conflict

To win, you need to enter the contest and be randomly selected. Don’t miss your chance at the next amazing set of prizes.

What to Expect at AAPEX 2024

The 2024 AAPEX Show will take place November 5-7 in Las Vegas.

Do Technicians Need Tips?

Asking for a tip would not go over well with your future customers.

Other Posts
Guess The Tool Doesn’t Stump Players This Week

Discover the lucky winners of our latest contest and get a chance to test your skills with our engaging puzzles.

April Crossword Puzzle Winners Were Lights Out

Down or across, the clues are clear. You have to complete the puzzle to have a chance at Crossword glory.

NACAT Opens Registration for 50th Anniversary Conference

Taking place in Indianapolis, IN, this milestone event promises to be a celebration of automotive education excellence and innovation.

Congratulations To Guess The Car Winners

To win, you need to enter the contest and be randomly selected. Don’t miss your chance!