CSISD SkillsUSA students win top honors at nationals

A total of 32 students from A&M Consolidated High School and College Station High School qualified to attend the event as a contestant or delegate and participated in eight days of leadership training and competitions.


The AMCHS Information Technology Chapter 3561 earned the Models of Excellence Workplace chapter. This contest ranks chapters in community impact, leadership, excellence and skills. The Models of Excellence Workplace award ranked AMCHS as the top chapter out of more than 18,000 nationwide.


The CSHS quiz bowl team, consisting of Mark Cahill, Luke Hoffman, Jeremy Halling, Anna Bardenhagen and Reo Matsuda, also won first in the nation.

Several other CSISD teams placed in the top 20 in the country in their respective contest.  Complete CSISD results are below.

Models of Excellence

  • 1st Place Workplace Chapter: AMCHS (Delphine Leoue Ngoko Djomo and Kelly Krenek)

Quiz Bowl

  • 1st Place Team: CSHS (Mark Cahill, Luke Hoffman, Jeremy Halling, Anna Bardenhagen, Reo Matsuda)

Career Pathway Showcase in Information Technology

  • 4th Place Team: AMCHS (Carson Fink, Reid Ragusa, Spencer Williamson)

Interactive Application and Game Design

  • 4th Place Team: CSHS (Bryson Greenwood, Carson Brown, Pablo Villalobos)

Health Knowledge Bowl

  • 5th Place Team: CSHS (Ellen Wang, Elmira Adili, Ashlea McDonald, Lucille Lee)

Related Technical Mathematics

  • 6th Place – Tian Shu Huang (AMCHS)

3D Animation Team

  • 8th Place Team: AMCHS (Josie Meyer and Takuma Fujiwara)

Webpage Design

  • 14th Place Team: AMCHS (Katie Gray and Matt Holtzapple)

Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing)

  • 15th Place Team: AMCHS (Jedidiah Romo and Keith Adams)

Digital Cinema Production

  • 20th Place Team: CSHS (Anna Batson, Chris Greening) This team also won the editing challenge, which is separate from the overall competition.


In addition to the contests, the A&M Consolidated Information Technology Chapter 3561 was recognized at the Opening Ceremony for receiving the Presidential Volunteer Service Award Gold level. To earn this award, the chapter volunteered over 1000 hours of volunteer service. The students and advisor were recognized with a gold pin and a letter from former Former President, Barack Obama.


The SkillsUSA NLSC event had more than 16,000 students, advisors and volunteers in attendance from all 50 states and territories including Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands. Students competed in more than 100 different events making SkillsUSA the largest skilled and technical contest in the nation.


CSISD SKillsUSA advisors and coaches include

  • Jim Dawson, CSHS
  • Stephen Green, CSHS
  • Shannon Jones, AMCHS
  • Susan Keough, CSHS
  • Mark Langwell, CSHS
  • Billy Luce, AMCHS
  • Jason Oualline, CSHS
  • Beth Oualline, CSHS
  • Patrick Powell, AMCHS
  • Jay Robinson, AMCHS
  • Bart Taylor, AMCHS


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