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EACC students earn SkillsUSA awards

EACC's students from various career and technical programs earned awards during the 2022 Arkansas SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference held in Hot Springs in April.

Connor Blackwell of Wynne captured the gold medal and state champion title in the Major Appliance & Refrigeration Technology competition.

Logan Hess, EACC Secondary Career Center student from Wynne High School, was awarded a silver medal in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration competition.

Dalton Fleetwood, EACC Secondary Career Center student from Palestine Wheatley High School, was awarded a bronze medal in the Welding competition.

Scott Deere of Forrest City and Devin Wright of Wynne captured medals in the Power Equipment Technology competition.  Deere was awarded the silver medal and Wright was awarded the bronze medal.  

Zane Goff, EACC Secondary Career Center student from Cross County, was awarded a silver medal in the Auto Service Technology competition.

​EACC offers a variety of career and technical programs including programs for high school students through the Secondary Career Center.  For more information or to register, call 870-633-4480 or visit

SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving high school, college and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.  The association provides educational programs, events, and competitions that support career and technical education (CTE) in the classes.


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Connor Blackwell with Kevin Brown, EACC Major Appliance Service instructor Logan Hess shows the silver medal he was awarded in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration competition Welding students Hayden Potter, Garrett Polak, and bronze medalist Dalton Fleetwood with Welding instructor Jackson Brock.
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Industrial Equipment Technology Instructor Jim Parker with Scott Deere and Devin Wright   Zane Goff with Sam Evans, EACC Auto Service Technology instructor


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