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SkillsUSA Rhode Island 2023 State Championship Results

About SkillsUSA Rhode Island

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. With the help of dedicated teachers, SkillsUSA RI reaches over six thousand of middle, high school, and college/postsecondary students. Each element of SkillsUSA programming is based upon a framework that illustrates the importance of personal, workplace, and technical skills grounded in academics.

SkillsUSA RI is a successful solution to America’s growing skills gap. Business and industry members recognize that individuals entering the workforce not only lack technical abilities, but also employability skills. SkillsUSA RI students gain the necessary tools that allow them to become exemplary individuals and employees.

In addition to emphasizing the importance of technical skills, we provide quality experiential learning opportunities for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development. SkillsUSA RI emphasizes the belief in high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work.

At Davies, every student is a member of SkillsUSA.

SkillsUSA Rhode Island National Competitions 2023 Results:

Davies is proud to announce that this year two of our students brought home National titles. Our national winners are Fatou Gaye for Nursing Assisting recieved a Bronze medal and Haadiyah Folarin for Job Interview received a Bronze medal.

SkillsUSA Rhode Island State Competitions 2023 Results:

Davies is proud to announce that this year our students brought home 11 Gold, 12 Silver, and 9 Bronze medals for a total of 32 medals. This year, 86 students participated in 27 competitions.

The 11 Gold medal winners will go on to Nationals in June to represent the state of Rhode Island.

All of our SkillsUSA competitors will be honored at the upcoming student-run talent show on May 5 at 5pm in Davies' Cafetorium. Those interested in attending the talent show can purchase a ticket by reaching out to PERC Chairperson, Jax Adele Ventura at or 401-205-1796.


SkillsUSA Rhode Island 2023 CTE Educator of the Year: Mr. Steve Cardoso, Pre-Engineering Technology Instructor (Mr. Cardoso's Speech)

SkillsUSA Rhode Island 2023 CTE Educator of the Year Mr. Cardoso

CNC Turning Specialist

Gold - Wilbert Cante

Silver - Niko Saunders

Bronze - Nathan DeMello


CNC Milling Specialist

Gold - Melvin Shaw

Silver - MacKenzie Glennon

Bronze - Amedeo Musto


CNC Technician

Gold - Jovany Neves

Silver - Stephen Egan



Basic Health Care Skills

Gold - Penelope Ferreras

Bronze - Mariah Halajko


Graphics Communications

Gold - Megan Cobb

Silver - Michael Pignolet

Bronze - Brendan Amorim


Nurse Assisting

Gold - Fatou Gaye

Silver - Hailey Ortellado


Auto Refinish Technology

Gold - Mario Tapia

Silver - Aliesh Rodriguez

Bronze - Evan Fahnbulleh


Customer Service

Silver - Sara Hunt

Bronze - Kyanna Gomes


Electronics Technology

Gold - Kurtis Waters

Silver - Noah Campanelli

Bronze - Emma Ainsburg


Extemporaneous Speaking

Gold - Joslyn Brown


Health Occupations Professional Portfolio

Gold - Clarissa Pires


Job Interview

Gold - Haadiyah Folarin

Silver - Aissatou Male


Medical Terminology

Bronze - Romina Florentino



Silver - Michael Frenze


Job Skill Demo A

Silver - Natalia Ayala Renderos



Silver - Dayana Cano and Taina Marigny

Bronze - Victoria Ukpong and Kendra Kouame