26 Apr

2016 SkillsUSA Illinois State Championship


ICC took 60 students and faculty advisors to the SkillsUSA State Championships in Springfield (April 21-23). Gold medalists have earned the honor of competing at the National Conference in Louisville, KY in June. Please congratulate the following students on a job well done and Good Luck in Louisville:

Medalists from Illinois Central College:


1 Seth Schumacher Diesel Equipment Technology (Eureka)
2 Jessica Cupples Graphic Communications (Metamora)
3 Shalya Rippey
Jason Horn
3D Animation and Visualization (East Peoria)
3D Animation and Visualization (Morton)
4 Jacob Day Internetworking (Washington)
5 Kelsey Fields Graphics Imaging Sublimation (Pekin)
6 Anthony Vinson First Aid (Secor)
7 Joshua Neumann Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (Creve Coeur)
8 Zachary Reginer Technical Computer Applications (Cuba)
9 Tyler Phillips Screen Printing (Pekin)
10 Austin Cobb Welding (Peoria)
11 Joel Nieman Sheet Metal (East Peoria)


1 Bailey Tindall Graphic Communications (Pekin)
2 Brandon Render Computer Programming (Pekin)
3 Montie Wilder Internetworking (Eureka)
4 Corbin Steiner Diesel Equipment Technology (Tremont)
5 Christopher Johnson Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning & Refrigeration  (Bartonville)
6  Antonio Barron Welding (Peoria)


1 Ben Meyer Diesel Equipment Technology (Rockton)
2 Robert Gills Jr. Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (Delevan)
3 Christopher Johnson Sheet Metal (Bartonville)

Of the remaining competitors from ICC, 34 of our students placed in the top 10 in their competitions.

In addition to our many student wins, our chapter also won 2016 Membership Award. This is the 16th consecutive year that ICC has had the largest overall post-secondary membership.

2 of Illinois Central College's students on the medal stand.