Schoharie student named as SkillsUSA officer

SkillsUSA students stand behind a tableA Schoharie student was selected as a SkillsUSA officer to help lead the CRB SkillsUSA chapter. Haley Titus is serving as the secretary for the afternoon group of CTE students. Congratulations Haley!

Students ranging from future nurses to future chefs, contractors and fashion designers will lead the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical Education Center – Albany Campus SkillsUSA chapter for the 2022-23 school year.

During a tradition-rich ceremony in front of parents and friends, the officers were sworn-in on Oct. 18.

SkillsUSA officers, their program, teacher and home school districts are as follows:

Morning officers, their Capital Region BOCES program and home school district are as follows:

  • President – Tessa Venditti, Cosmetology II, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (BHBL)
  • Vice President – Gino Isabella, Network Cabling, Wireless Technologies and Cybersecurity, Mohonasen
  • Treasurer – Jacob Gilmore, Two-Year Sequence of Health Careers, BHBL
  • Secretary – Erin Fresn, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Tech, BHBL
  • Parliamentarian – Allen Reome Jr., Criminal Justice II, Shenendehowa
  • Historian – Anthony Ardizzone, Welding and Metal Fabrication II, Shenendehowa
  • Photographer – Elijah Edwards, Building Trades I, Schenectady
  • Community Service Liaison – Rachel Hammond, Early Childhood Education, Bethlehem

 Afternoon officers:

  • President – Jocelyn Howe, Global Fashion II, Mohonasen
  • Vice President – Emily Tice, Culinary II, Guilderland
  • Treasurer – Luke DaBiere, Auto Body II, Shenendehowa
  • Secretary – Haley Titus, Welding II, Schoharie
  • Parliamentarian – Cody Sherwood, Cable Networking II, Middleburgh
  • Historian – Emily Burdikoff, Digital Media Design II, BHBL
  • Photographer – Yohanan Bryant, Building Trades II, Watervliet
  • Community Service Liaison – Blae Kinzie, Manufacturing and Machining Technology, Mohonasen

SkillsUSA is a career and technical student organization serving more than 395,000 high school students. The organization promotes personal and professional growth and offers students the opportunity to network with industry executives and professionals at the local, regional, state and national levels and to compete in competitions. The organization also promotes giving back to the community, which locally results in collections each year for food pantries and city missions.