- Lodi High School winners
The following students competed and placed at the California State SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Championship in San Diego on April 12 to 15:
Dominic Botnen earned third place in architectural design.
Patrick Carlson earned third place in introductory drafting.
Joshua Patterson won first place in technical drafting.
- About SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit preparing students for careers in trades, technical and skilled service occupations, formerly known as Vocational Industrial Clubs of America.
Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 5:56 am, Tue Apr 24, 2012.
Joshua Patterson, 18, still gets nervous, even after two years of drafting competitions. The feeling kicked in a few days before the event and built up through the trip to San Diego, where six Lodi High School students were competing in the California State SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Championship, a drafting skills competition.
Once he stepped inside the Town and Country Convention Center, Patterson's focus overpowered his nerves.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 5:56 am.