Moraine Park winning students on podium.

Moraine Park students in the Electrical Club earn the top three spots in the Industrial Motor Controls category. Pictured left to right: Brandon Schuster of Horicon, second place; Evan Kehrmeyer of Mayville, first place; Nick Freres of Brookfield, third place.

Moraine Park Technical College students from both the CNC Tool and Die and Electricity clubs recently participated in the 2018 Wisconsin SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI.

The CNC Tool and Die club representatives competed in two separate categories. William Korevec, of Jackson, competed in the CNC Milling Specialist category and earned first place. Troy Sabel of Fond du Lac, Chad Zimmerman of West Bend, and Kyle Birenbaum of Cascade, competed in the team Automated Manufacturing Technology category and earned fourth place.

Electricity Club representatives also competed in two separate categories and earned a complete sweep of the top three spots in the Industrial Motor Controls category. Participants in that category were Evan Kehrmeyer of Mayville, first place; Brandon Schuster of Horicon, second place; Nick Freres of Brookfield, third place. Austin Berndt, of Slinger, earned third place in the Electrical Construction Wiring category.

Korevec and Schuster will represent Moraine Park Technical College at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), June 25-29, in Louisville, KY. SkillsUSA is the showcase for the best career and technical students in the nation. The philosophy of the event is to reward students for excellence, involve industry in directly evaluating student performance and keep training relevant to employers’ needs. More than 16,000 people are expected to participate in the NLSC weeklong event .

For more information about Moraine Park Technical College, visit morainepark.edu.

Written by Kristina Haensgen
Public Relations & Events Specialist