Four Southeast Community College
students placed in the top 20 of their categories at the National
Leadership and Skills Conference held this summer in Louisville,
SCC students who received medals or
finished in the top 20 were:
John Shaw, Stamford, second place,
Motorcycle Service Technology.
Levi Thomlison, North Platte, third
Spencer Schoof, Oak, eighth place,
Courtney Cuddeford, Hastings,
14th place, Welding Sculpture.
Advisors Dan Zabel, instructor and
co-chair of SCC's Welding Technology program, and Randy Koch,
instructor in SCC's Precision Machining and Automation Technology
program, accompanied the students.
Shaw's second-place finish earned
SCC a CVO™ Softail ® Deluxe motorcycle, donated by Harley-Davidson
Motor Co. Each year Harley-Davidson donates a motorcycle to the
school represented by the first-, second- and third-place finishers
in the Motorcycle Service Technology category at national
SCC will use the bike as a training
aid in its Motorcycle, ATV & Personal Watercraft Technology
program. Two years ago SCC had the third-place finisher in the
category and received a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.