Students Medal at State Competition

Students from Salina Area Technical College brought home some hardware from the statewide SkillsUSA competition, and a state championship in Diesel Equipment Technology for the ninth year in a row.

According to the school, Diesel Technology students Garrett James and Blake Homes won their divisions; James in the college division and Holmes in the high school division. James will go on to the national competition in Louisville, Kentucky, in June.

Additional Salina Tech medalists were:


  • Samuel Urbina in the high school division of Technical Drafting
  • Cody Trumpp in the college division of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning


  • Brayden Fisher in the college division of Diesel Equipment Technolog