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Technology students earn prestigious recognition
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A gold medal class and four individual students from the Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville earned recognition at the state SkillsUSA competition in Chattanooga.TTC McMinnville winners included Leah Pennington, silver medal in medical terminology; James Fuson, bronze medal in computer information technology; Steven Elrod and Zackary Myers, bronze medal in Mechatronics; and the medical assistant class, gold medal winners again of the President’s Volunteer Service Award.Medical assistant winners are Dondel Blanchard, Daisy Casas, Kateland Daniels, Shelby Holland, Heather Layne, Kelly McCormick, Jessica Meeks, Amy Morris, Leah Pennington, Tiler Thaxton and Sylvia Wildman. The instructor is Deborah Womack.The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes community service performed during the past year. The 2012 medical assistant class performed 1,009 hours, including assisting with school health screenings, the FUEL food project, and feeding families during the holidays.