SkillsUSA students

Galesburg Area Vocational Center’s SkillsUSA Chapter had Sixteen area students qualify and compete at this year’s SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference that was held April 29th at the Peoria Civic Center.

Out of the nine events that the GAVC competed in, three came away with the 3rd in state accolades. The bronze medalists were Logan Sturgeon (Computer Programming), Kylei Anderson (Photography), and Stevin Mulimi (Creative Photography Display).

Kylei Anderson has also been invited to attend the National SkillsUSA Conference in Atlanta, Georgia in June. 

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.

The State Leadership and Skills Conference is the pinnacle conference for the students in SkillsUSA Illinois. Each year SkillsuSA Illinois heads to Peoria, IL for this showcase of career and technical education students. More than 5,000 individuals-including students, teachers, and business professionals-are expected to participate in the multi-day event each year. 

Galesburg Area Vocational Center Participants 

Eloise Greene (Nurse Assisting) Logan Sturgeon (Computer Programming)

Ivan Hart (Computer Programming)

Alex Estrada (Game Design)

Antwonae London (Game Design)

Colton Otis (Mobile Robotics)

Kalub Sargeant (Mobile Robotics)

Nick Mccleary (Mobile Robotics)

Trevor Baker (CNC Milling Specialist)

Alice Greene (Additive Manufacturing)

Alex Munson (Additive Manufacturing)

Axel Holt (Additive Manufacturing)Dominik Martinez (Additive Manufacturing)

Kylei Anderson (Photography)

Stevin Mulimi (Creative Photography Display)

Davon Reddick (Culinary Arts)

Kirk Mustain (Advisor)

Sarah Barrett (Advisor)

Lonny Miller (Advisor)

Tammy Ravel (Advisor)

Corbyn Wascher (Advisor)

Kylei Anderson
Photography (Bronze)

Stevin Mulimi
Creative Photography Display (Bronze)

Logan Sturgeon
Computer Programming (Bronze)