Saline students competed in the State Leadership Conference for Michigan Business Professionals of America. Although all students did an exceptional job at representing Saline, the following were recognized at the conference for their outstanding achievements:
Joe Bedford: 3rd Place - Financial Math & Analysis (open event), 5th Place - Banking & Finance
Brian Blankenship: 3rd Place - Financial Math & Analysis (open event), 4th Place - Financial Analysis Team, 5th Place - Fundamentals of Accounting
Josh Craig: 5th Place - Database Applications
Sarah Karkoura: 2nd Place - Advanced Accounting, 4th Place - Financial Analyst Team
Nikkas Marchinkevicius: 1st Place - Fundamentals of Accounting
John Miller: 4th Place - Fundamentals of Accounting, 4th Place - Financial Analysis Team
Spencer Miller: 2nd Place - Financial Math & Analysis (open event), 3rd Place - Advanced Accounting, 4th Place - Financial Analysis Team
Health Sciences Bring Home Gold...
Health Science students attended HOSA Region 3 Competitions & won big! The following students placed well and move onto State Competitions at Grand Traverse Resorts in April 2015:
Egi Karafili (Saline): Gold - Researched Persuasive Speaking, Silisha Sooknanan (Lincoln): Gold - Medical Terminology, Mindy Moore (Chelsea): Gold - Personal Care/Nurse Assistant Skills,Shardha Samaroo & Amanda Zylstra (Saline): Silver - Health Education Team 2, Corissa Roush(Saline): Bronze - Medical Math, Alexis Briggs & Caitlynn McClendon (Dexter): Health Education Team 1
These students placed in the top 10: Ashley McKenzie (Lincoln)-Nurse Assistant skills, and Sandra Root (Dexter) - Medical Terminology.
Automotive Technology Skills USA Regional Contest
Nine CTE students from SWWC competed in the Skills USA Regional Automotive Technology Competition. Twelve different schools participated. The SWWC Automotive Technology program dominated overall placing’s with the following student winners:
Master Technician: 2nd Place - Christian Libby, 3rd Place - Kyle Jennings, 4th Place-Evan Molotky Automotive Brakes: 2nd Place-Austin Stark, 3rd Place-Angelos Bairactaris Automotive Electrical: 4th Place - Dane Hoffman New Car Pre: 4th Place - Alex Labovich
All of the above mentioned students earned industrial prizes from Snap-On Tools and Car Quest Auto Parts.
District FFA Leadership Contest
Saline FFA members won 3 of the District FFA Leadership Contests held at Dundee High School February 4th, 2015. Saline competed against 7 other high schools in the district. The following is a list of categories and winners in each of the following:
9th grade Prepared Public Speaking: Daisy Lupa - First Place & Gold, Syndey Gordon - 3rd Place & Silver , 9th Grade Creed Speaking: Chrissy Polzin - First Place & Gold, Abby Ackling - 2nd Place & Silver, Richard Poet - 3rd Place & Silver, Extemporaneous Public Speaking: Carl Tighe - 2nd Place & Gold, Matt Allgood - 9th Place & Silver, Job Interview: Erica Drake - First Place & Gold, Paige Downer- 6th Place & Silver, 10-12th Grade Prepared Public Speaking: Kristin Klager - 3rd Place & Gold, Avery Nowosielski - 6th Place & Silver