Published on Thu., February 23, 2023

On Friday, February 17, 2023, students from Heritage High School (HHS) and E. C. Glass High School (ECG) competed in a regional SkillsUSA competition held at Pittsylvania Career & Technical Center.  Lynchburg City School students competed against students from Danville City and the counties of Bedford, Franklin, Pittsylvania, Patrick, Henry, and Nelson.  LCS students competed in competitions involving Cosmetology, Automotive, Criminal Justice, and Precision Machining. Other SkillsUSA competitions were Carpentry, Masonry, HVAC, Cyber Security, Information Systems, Collision Repair, and Welding.

Lynchburg City Schools students shined with many students qualifying for states and even more placing in the top three and receiving medals. LCS students competed hard and showed tremendous sportsmanship throughout the entire day. These students did a great job of representing LCS and we are very proud of them. Below is a list of students that placed, name of contest, and if he/she qualified for the State Leadership Conference at Virginia Beach in April:

Crime Scene Investigations

1st Place – M’Kayla Crews, Nellie Fitzgerald, & Angel Lauther (ECG) – qualified for state

Precision Machining

1st Place – Joshua Miller (ECG) – qualified for state


1st Place – Hillary Marquez (HHS) – qualified for state

Technical Drawing

1st Place – Georgi Wynnyk (ECG) - qualified for state
2nd Place – Collin Reina (ECG) – qualified for state
3rd Place – Matthew Kauppi (ECG)

Architectural Drawing

1st Place – Sam Yarbrough (ECG) - qualified for state
2nd Place – Hunter Becerra (ECG) – qualified for state
3rd Place – Layton Morris (ECG)

Fantasy Manikin

2nd Place – Tyreona Adams (HHS) – qualified for state
Honorable Mention – Amaria Slaughter (HHS) – qualified for state

Criminal Justice

2nd Place – Dakota Anderson (ECG) – qualified for state

Automotive Service Technology

2nd Place – Ethan Monroe (ECG)

Nail Care/Nail Design

3rd Place – Aniya Hicks & Carleigh Foster (HHS)

Total Look Fantasy

3rd Place – Aliyah Paige, Aliyah Lock, & Day’Niyah Patrick (HHS)

Automotive Maintenance & Repair

3rd Place – Cooper Payne (ECG)

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