Link Lima Success Story: Apollo Career Center Grabs the MakerFest Skilled Trades “Maker Cup” for the Fourth Year in a Row!

Author: Link Lima/Allen County November 28, 2018

Link Lima Success Story: Apollo Career Center Grabs the MakerFest Skilled Trades “Maker Cup” for the Fourth Year in a Row!

October 18, 2018 marked the continuation of a new tradition at Apollo Career Center.  For the fourth year in a row, Apollo won the 2018 Maker Cup, placing them at the top of the heap when it comes to skilled trades competitions.  Students from Apollo took on skilled trades students from Vantage, Tri-Star, and Lima Senior High, winning Gold, Silver, and/or Bronze medals in all eight competitions.  The 2018 Apollo medal winners in the Skilled Trades competitions were:

Advanced Carpentry Competition                                

  • 1st Place Gold          Colter Perkins, Cody McDonald, Alec Williams
  • 3rd Place Bronze     Dylan Rolston, Joseph Kohli, Owen Simonson

                                   

Automotive Repair Competition                           

  • 3rd Place Bronze     Alex Cunningham

                                   

CNC Programming Competition                          

  • 2nd Place Silver       Kyle Wall
  • 3rd Place Bronze     Joe Carver

                                   

Construction Teamwork Competition                              

  • 1st Place Gold          Jay Goetz, Jakob Augsburger, Luke Hunter, Conner Foor
  • 3rd Place Bronze     Joey Bocik, Isaac Lee, Ryan Sharp, Chase Marshall

                                   

Culinary Chicken Fabrication Competition                               

  • 1st Place Gold          Klarissa Staley
  • 2nd Place Silver       Morgan Rath
  • 3rd Place Bronze     Lance Ray

                                   

Excavator Rodeo Competition                              

  • 1st Place Gold          Taylor Williams
  • 2nd Place Silver       Mark Muleski
  • 3rd Place Bronze     Dalton Shaffer

                                   

MIG Welding Competition                         

  • 1st Place Gold          Andrew Klay
  • 3rd Place Bronze     Cody Wilmoth

                                   

Pipe Welding Competition                        

  • 1st Place Gold          Ian Baker