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Good News about Daniel Barrera, Ryan Burgess, Ian Carney, Quota of Morro Bay and Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum

Atascadero High School auto shop students, from left, Ryan Burgess, Daniel Barrera and Ian Carney recently competed in the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.
Atascadero High School auto shop students, from left, Ryan Burgess, Daniel Barrera and Ian Carney recently competed in the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.

Atascadero

Three students from Atascadero High School recently participated in the 49th annual SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference in San Diego. Daniel Barrera, Ryan Burgess and Ian Carney competed in the Power Equipment Technology skill competition.

Ian placed first, earning a gold medal, and will be advancing to the SkillsUSA national conference to be held June 20 through 24 in Louisville, Ken. Ryan earned a silver medal.

The Atascadero Rotary Club, West Coast Auto and Towing, and Albert Almodova and Kelly Powers of GEM Auto Parts gave extensive help with this year’s contests.

The Atascadero Rotary Club donated over $10,000 to the AHS auto shop over the past year to help with needed upgrades.

SkillsUSA develops personal, workplace and technical skills.

Morro Bay

Quota International of Morro Bay recently purchased six hearing amplification systems for Los Osos Middle School. The units will be placed in six classrooms to assist a hearing impaired student.

The units will follow the student throughout her years at the school.

Quota is an international service organization with a special emphasis on helping the hearing impaired, education and meeting the needs of the community.

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