Four William Floyd High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) students – Charlize Gonzalez, Shannon Himes, Greg Morell and Cassandra Negron – placed in the top two in their competitions at the Skills USA Area VI Long Island Regional Competition held last week at the Brentwood Campus of Suffolk County Community College. This performance has qualified them for the SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference in Syracuse, NY, later this month.
Charlize Gonzalez won first in Cosmetology; Greg Morell won first in Food Prep; Shannon Himes took second place in Cosmetology; and Cassandra Negron finished second in the Culinary competition. Additionally, Karen Poidomani, CTE Chairperson, was selected as the Region VI “Advisor of the Year.”
Congratulations also goes out to their teachers and teaching assistants: Rich Daly (teacher), Hospitality Services Academy; Wendy Waldron (teaching assistant), Hospitality Services Academy; Wendy Joyce, (teacher) Cosmetology; and Annie Bopp (teaching assistant), Cosmetology.