CTC power sports student awarded silver medal at national competition

Skills USA - left to right: Caleb LaFond (Lake City) and Kyler Eisenga (McBain)

Two students from the Wexford-Missaukee Career Technical Center competed in June at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

Caleb LaFond, of Lake City, was awarded a silver medal in the Marine Service Technology category. He received a $27,000 scholarship to the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute. LaFond was eligible to attend nationals after receiving a gold medal in the state competition in April.

Kyler Eisenga, of McBain, competed in the Motorcycle Service Technology category. Even though he did not receive a medal, he was given the opportunity to participate in a national competition after receiving a gold medal in the state competition in April.