Students in five South Central College (SCC) programs distinguished themselves at the SkillsUSA Minnesota State Conference held in mid-April. The 11 SCC students who placed 1st at the State Competition will compete at the National Conference in Louisville, Kentucky June 24 - 28. 

Auto Body and Collision Technology Students
- Auto Body Refinishing Competition:  1st Place - Brooke Kline from Mankato | 3rd Place - Jadden Hoffmann from Medford
- Auto Collision Repair Competition:  2nd Place - Isaac Regala-Breton from St. Peter
- Mechanics Dexterity Competition:  3rd Place - Isaac Regala-Breton from St. Peter
- Job Skills Demonstration Competition:  2nd Place - Noah Bollingmo from New Ulm | 3rd Place - James Helquist from North Mankat

Graphic Communications Students
- Pin Design Competition:  1st Place - Eddie Snow from Mankato | 2nd Place - Debora Goschy from Eagle Lake | 3rd Place - Emmanuel Fentanez
T-shirt Design Competition:  1st Place - Deborah Goschy from Eagle Lake | 3rd Place – Elizabeth Kester from Worthington
- Promotional Bulletin Board Team Competition:  1st Place - Tim Walker from Kenyon, Jaycee Stiles from Waverly, NE, and Alexivan Rivera from Nicollet

Machine Tool Technology Students
- Automated Manufacturing Technology Team Competition:  2nd Place - Josh Paquette from Mapleton, Michael Mitchell from Mankato, and Andrea Hoffman from Mankato

Mechatronics Students
- Mechatronics Team Competition:  1st Place - Joseph Murphree from Platteville, WI and Riley Mayo from St. Peter | 2nd Place - Steve Kamm f romNew Ulm and Steven Masberg from Waseca | 3rd Place - Noah Johns from Mankato and Luke Hein from Shakopee

Multimedia Technology Students
- Photography Competition - 1st Place – Eric Holmen from Mankato | 2nd Place – Rachel Meyer from Plattsmouth, NE
- Digital Cinema Team Competition - 1st Place - Austin Oropeza from St. James and Abby Cherney from Mankato 
- TV/Digital Production Competition - 1st Place – Mitch Geisness from St. Croix Falls, WI and Sabastian Gilbertson from Mankato/Minneapolis