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GPHS students take home top honors at SkillsUSA Oregon

Five Grants Pass High School students took home top honors at SkillsUSA Oregon in April. 

MIG WELDING

  • Justin Blake, 1st

COMMERCIAL BAKING

  • Teya Boersma, 1st

FLUX CORE WELDING

  • Gabe Calabro, 1st

STICK WELDING

  • Bruxton Leair, 1st

TIG WELDING

  • Nick Solar, 1st

Justin Blake, Teya Boersma, Kyle Sheppard, and Nick Solar will now head to Georgia for the national SkillsUSA competition in June.  

Other GPHS competitors who placed at state include:

TIG WELDING

  • Kyle Sheppard, 2nd

MIG WELDING

  • Kyle Sheppard, 4th
  • Owen Hull, 5th

STICK WELDING

  • Gabe Calabro, 2nd
  • Austin Leair, 6th

FLUX CORE WELDING

  • Brayden Waite, 2nd
  • Matthew Clinger, 3rd

OXY-ACETYLENE WELDING

  • Hayden Olivares, 3rd 

TEAM FABRICATION

  • Nick Solar, Kyle Sheppard, Justin Blake, 2nd
  • Brayden Waite, Hayden Olivares, and Owen Hull, 3rd

CULINARY

  • Jenna Joham, 5th

RESTAURANT SERVICE

  • Valeria Anaya-Nunez, 2nd

JOB INTERVIEW

  • Caleb Altheide, 2nd

PIN DESIGN

  • Caleb Altheide, 2nd

SkillsUSA is a career and technical student organization for students enrolled in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations. Advisors for SkillsUSA at Grants Pass High School are Jake Leair and Brenda Bunge.

Congratulations to all our Grants Pass High School competitors! To learn more about the CTE programs offered at GPHS, visit the high school's CTE webpage