Members of Hays High School SkillsUSA team had a powerful outing at the recent District 10 Regionals, qualifying a crowd to move on to State competition in Corpus Christi later this spring. Teacher/Sponsor Marco Pizano, Jr.’s team put together no fewer than five first place finishes and a third to showcase their competition against fellow SkillsUSA competitors from Austin ISD, San Antonio ISD, Georgetown ISD, and others. The team’s results included 1st-place finishes for Sanely Espinosa and Jacob Burch (Felony Traffic); Trent Hawkins (assisted by Dylan Akers) (Job Demonstration); Yullissa Hernandez and Christopher Balderas (Cell Extraction Job Exhibit); Abel Becerra (Fingerprint Job Exhibit); and Paulina Arellano, Amy Reyna and Maria Martinez (Crime Scenes Investigation Job Exhibit). Additionally, team member Hunter Dowd took a 3rd (Job Demonstration Fingerprint Lifting).
Hays SkillsUSA excels, qualifies many for state