First place for SWR student at SkillsUSA state competition

First place for SWR student at SkillsUSA state competition photo
High School student Wayne Wadington was recognized as a first-place winner in the SkillsUSA state competition.

A junior, Wayne, also known as Blake, competed in the Small Engine Service competition, using his classroom expertise to navigate a series of assigned tasks, including troubleshooting and repair of marine application systems. He was judged on his organizational skills, safe work practices, accuracy, speed, cleanliness and thorough completion of paperwork.

He is a student in the Marine and Motor Sports Technology Program at the Eastern Suffolk BOCES Bixhorn Technical Center in Bellport, pictured here with Jason Pickerell, his BOCES teacher.

The Shoreham-Wading River School District commends Wayne on showcasing his expert technical skills.