Five students from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College won first place in national competitions during June, while three students won third place awards at the same contests. The web design students did especially well, capturing two first place and two third place victories.
Winners at SkillsUSA competitions, held June 24-27 in Kansas City, Missouri, are Camilo Montalvo, of Pascagoula, and Carrie Yonge of Lucedale, both first place winners in Occupational Health and Safety Team, representing the Jackson County Campus; Shelby Blackmon, of Biloxi, third place in Preschool Teaching Assistant, representing the Jefferson Davis Campus; and Leif Henley, of Bay St. Louis, and Levi Cripps, of Wiggins, third place in Web Design Team, representing the Perkinston Campus.
At Phi Beta Lambda competitions, held June 23-28 in Nashville, Tennessee, Tyler Johnson, of Saucier, and Alyssa Miller, of St. Martin, won first place in Website Design Team, and Tyler Johnson also won first place in HTML/CSS. Both Johnson and Miller represented the Perkinston Campus at competitions.