07 Jul

2014 SkillsUSA National Championship


The SkillsUSA Championships, held in Kansas City, Mo., took place June 24-26, 2014, as part of the SkillsUSA 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a showcase of career and technical education students. Illinois Central College was represented by twelve students across nine different competitions. Two students in particular were awarded medallions.


Nathaniel Riehl
Computer Programming


Adam Bollinger

Of the remaining competitors from Illinois Central College, six placed within the top 10 in their competitions.

4th Place
Kelley Milligan
Graphics Communications
6th Place
Logan Winkler
Telecommunications Cabling
7th Place
Katie Julien
First Air/CPR
9th Place
Anavel Trujillo-Anaya
James Banks
Web Design (Team)
10th Place
Mary Marck
Advertising Design
16th Place
Mitchell Sandlin
Telecommunications Cabling
18th Place
Brad Russell
Diesel Equipment Technology
25th Place
Dustin Cart
26th Place
Mitchell Hill

Illinois Central College also had several Alumni and Faculty participating at this year’s National Conference to help assist students, judge competitions, or were representing the State of Illinois:

Kim Hawthorne, Kevin Wells, Mark DuBois, Dave Cook, Jeff Gardner, Tom Wester, Shari Tripp, Brandy Thatcher, Eric Hill, Nicholas Hulva, Michael Raydon, and Jonathan Worent.

Thank you to all the students and faculty for representing Illinois Central College and the State of Illinois in such a remarkable way!!