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A Showcase of Career and Technical Skills

February 27, 2017

A Showcase of Career and Technical Skills 001GC Tech students competed for awards during the annual skills showcase held at Levittown Memorial Education Center on Feb. 13. Orchestrated by the center's teachers and staff, the event provided students with the opportunity to demonstrate acquired skills for potential employers and colleges, as well as parents and administrators.

GC Tech is a unique school program dedicated to teaching comprehensive career and technical skills, along with qualifying academics, for students enrolled in the Levittown School District and more than 10 neighboring districts. The program offers courses in the areas of automotive technology, computer animation, cosmetology, culinary arts, electrical technology, graphic arts/printing, medical assisting and police science/EMT.

During the showcase, students competed in the areas of automotive technology, 3-D visualization and animation, commercial baking, cosmetology, criminal justice, culinary arts, electrical technology, hairstyling, first aid/CPR, food preparation assistant, graphic arts, job demonstration, job interviewing, medical assisting, restaurant service and nail art. Spectators enjoyed demonstrations of mock police arrests and forensic investigations.

The following is a list of competition winners:

3D Visualization & Animation:

  • Jonathan DiNoto - MacArthur High School - First Place
  • James Falkenthal - MacArthur High School - First Place
  • Kehrl Orlandini - East Meadow High School - Second Place
  • Dylan Santiago - Bethpage High School - Second Place
  • Nicholas Brown - Division Avenue High School - Third Place
  • Zachary Schmidt - Division Avenue High School - Third Place

Automotive Technology Junior:

  • Joseph Napoli - Division Avenue High School - First Place
  • Rahul Mathura - Division Avenue High School - Second Place
  • Robert Soldo - Plainedge Senior High School - Third Place

Automotive Technology Senior:

  • Victor Moran - MacArthur High School - First Place
  • Samantha Kanganis - Island Trees High School - Second Place
  • Michael Donovan - Plainedge Senior High School - Third Place

Commercial Baking:

  • Jessica Fiorentino - Massapequa High School - First Place
  • Brianna DeLuna - Massapequa High School - Second Place
  • Hailey Hegdahl - MacArthur High School - Third Place

Culinary Arts:

  • Victor Torres - MacArthur High School - First Place
  • Angelo Guerriere - Plainedge Senior High School - Second Place
  • Tyler Crowley - Plainedge Senior High School - Third Place

Electrical Technology Junior:

  • Matthew Camisa - Massapequa High School - First Place
  • Calvin Louie Jr. - MacArthur High School - Second Place
  • Gregory McNally - Wantagh High School - Third Place

Electrical Technology Senior:

  • Christopher Reale - Plainedge Senior High School - First Place
  • Robert Singer - Massapequa High School - Second Place
  • Joseph Farino - Massapequa High School - Third Place

Fantasy Hairstyling:

  • Jamie Puckhaber - Wantagh High School - First Place
  • Morgan Gryl - MacArthur High School - Second Place
  • Alexa Rubbo - Wantagh High School - Third Place

First Aide/CPR:

  • John Dubanos - MacArthur High School - First Place
  • Kristyn Von Glahn - Division Avenue High School - Second Place
  • Brianna Guzman - Division Avenue High School - Third Place

Food Preparation Assistant:

  • Ian Ramos - Division Avenue High School - First Place
  • Giovanni Purpura - Division Avenue High School - Second Place
  • Kevin Guzman - W. Tresper Clarke High School - Third Place

Graphic Arts:

  • Richard McClancy - Plainedge Senior High School - First Place
  • James Merendino - MacArthur High School - Second Place
  • Erich Hudon - Division Avenue High School - Third Place

Job Demonstration/Action Skills:

  • Drew O'Mara - Division Avenue High School - First Place
  • Jennifer Romaine - Plainedge Senior High School - Second Place
  • Ashley Survilla - MacArthur High School - Third Place

Job Interview:

  • Zachary Mann - East Meadow High School - First Place
  • Christian Hernandez - MacArthur High School - Second Place
  • Shivani Sharma - Division Avenue High School - Third Place

Junior Evening Hairstyling:

  • Grace Medina - MacArthur High School - First Place
  • Betelehem Orlandini - East Meadow High School - Second Place
  • Gianna Marsico - Wantagh High School - Third Place

Medical Assisting:

  • Chelsea Morrison - Division Avenue High School - First Place
  • Jade Lucas - Division Avenue High School - Second Place
  • Keyla Cruz - Division Avenue High School - Third Place

Police Science Skills:

  • Taylor Moy - Division Avenue High School - First Place
  • Alyssa Wheat - MacArthur High School - Second Place
  • Zachary Mann - East Meadow High School - Third Place

Senior Evening Hairstyling:

  • Jaclyn Kennedy - Bethpage High School - First Place
  • Dayna Torrey - Island Trees High School - Second Place
  • Olivia Kalogeropoulos - Wantagh High School - Third Place

Senior Nail Art:

  • Olivia Kalogeropoulos - Wantagh High School - First Place
  • Alexa Rubbo - Wantagh High School - Second Place
  • Jamie Puckhaber - Wantagh High School - Third Place

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