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Ohio Hi-Point students shine in SkillsUSA Summer Leadership Camp

Ohio Hi-Point students helped transform a part of Glouster, Ohio last week. They, along with 250 other students, painted 16 houses in five hours as part of the SkillsUSA Summer Leadership Camp.

Pictured, left to right: Dixon Shapiro (Marysville High School), Kayla Snyder (Marysville), Ellie Skinner (Marysville), Kristi Black (Marysville), Philip White (Mechnicsburg)

The community service projects were a large part of the camp, teaching the campers about teamwork, selflessness, and leadership.

Throughout the weeklong camp, students listened to several guest speakers and participated in leadership training, team building exercises, and competitions.

Ohio Hi-Point students that attended the Leadership Camp were Dixon Shapiro (Marysville), Philip White (Mechanicsburg), Kayla Snyder (Marysville), Kristi Black (Marysville) and Ellie Skinner (Marysville). All students received the Statesman’s Award and Champions Club.

Ellie Skinner, who was elected as Honorary Camp Secretary, received first place in the Texas-Shootout competition, Volleyball competition, and the Opening and Closing competition.

Dixon Shapiro also received third place in the Relate Technical Math competition. Philip White received third place in the Opening and Closing competition.

Ellie Skinner (pictured) works on prepping one of the houses for painting during the SkillsUSA Summer Leadership.

The SkillsUSA Summer Leadership Camp took place at Hocking College near Athens. SkillsUSA is the career-technical organization devoted to building a skilled workforce with the help of students, teachers, and industry workers.

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