Region Two School of Applied Technology celebrates success at the Maine State SkillsUSA Championships

BANGOR – Region Two is proud to announce the outstanding achievements of students at the State Championships of SkillsUSA. The team of talented students participated in various categories, showcasing their skills and expertise in different areas of career and technical education.

Gold medalists were Jordyn Bishop in Collision Tool ID, Braden White in Automotive Refinishing Technology, Rowan Billotti in Medical terminology, and the team of Kai Sablone, Leana Caswell, and Landon Potter in Industrial Career Pathways. 

“Their hard work, commitment, and dedication to their craft have been truly inspiring, and they have set a high standard for future competitors,” said Chris Rines. Several of these gold medalists may go on to compete at the National Convention in Atlanta, GA in June.

In addition to the gold medalists, are silver medalists Brenan Burpee in Job Skill Demonstration, Felicity Ward in Collision Tool ID, Sofia McNally in the Career Ready Knowledge Test, and Brody McLaughlin in Baking and Pastry Arts. 

“Their achievements are a testament to their perseverance and determination, and we congratulate them on their success,” Rines added.

Also competing for Region Two were Victoria Bellisle (Early Childhood Education), Lillian Moulton (Employment Application Process), Shiloh Richardson (Promotional Bulletin Board team), Collin Crouse (Welding Sculpture), Nicholas Hardy (Culinary Arts), Lillie Henderson (Promotional Bulletin Board team), Joseph Pettegrow (Criminal Justice), Evan Berube (Electrical Construction Wiring), Krisalyn Booker (Promotional Bulletin Board team), Hunter Noyes (Collision Repair), Ethan Mitchell (Heavy Equipment Operation), Kayla MacClellan (State Pin Design), and Kaylee Hayes (Outdoor Adventure).

“We extend our gratitude to all the teachers, instructors, family, business partners, and everyone who supported our students along the way,” Rines said. “Your guidance, encouragement, and support have been invaluable in helping our students achieve their goals and realize their potential. We especially want to thank our valued business partners for making this year’s conference possible for all our students – thank you to 2022-23 school year sponsors WHOU 100.1FM, the County Federal Credit Union, Scott Farms, Marden’s Surplus and Salvage, and Waves, Cuts, & Curls.

The State SkillsUSA Championships are a competitive platform for students to demonstrate their skills, knowledge, and expertise in various career and technical fields. The students have represented Region Two, their primary schools, communities, and families with pride, and they will continue to excel in the future.

Once again, congratulations to all students who participated in the State Championships of SkillsUSA.  Pictures, video, and some smaller write ups can all be found on our official school Facebook page –

Here is a direct link to our medalist’s post –

More photos from the conference –

SkillsUSA Maine’s live stream of the awards ceremony (starts at about an hour in) –

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