Yukon High School Senior Wins Oklahoma SkillsUSA Competition -

Yukon High School Senior Wins Oklahoma SkillsUSA Competition

Blake Price, who is a senior at Yukon High School and has trained atCanadian Valley Technology Center in El Reno, OK, was recently awarded the gold medal at the Oklahoma SkillsUSA state contest. Price will compete in June in Kansas City, MO, at the national SkillsUSA competition.

Canadian Valley Technology Center student Blake Price, of Yukon, won the state championship in Collision Repair at the recent statewide SkillsUSA contest. Photo provided by Canadian Valley Technology CenterBelow is the article as it appeared on The Oklahoman website.
 
Yukon student seeking perfection wins skills contest
 
By Bill Kramer
Published: May 12, 2012
 
EL RENO, OK  — All that could go through Blake Price’s mind at the recent SkillsUSA state contest was what didn’t go as well as planned.

He sought perfection, even while realizing that was not possible.

After eight grueling hours of body work, plastic repair, welding and written estimates, Price was awarded the gold medal at the state championship in the collision repair event.

The Yukon High School senior was competing for Canadian Valley Technology Center where he has trained inauto body technology for two years.

“I had a lot of fun,” Price, 18, said. “I was thinking about every little thing I could have done wrong, but I was happy with how I did.”

To read the entire article on The Oklahoman website, click HERE.

For more information on Canadian Valley Technology Center’s autobody program, click HERE.

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