Recent Triplett Tech graduate places in national competition

Triplett Tech graduate Logan Roberson placed second in electrical construction wiring at the SkillsUSA Leadership conference recently in Louisville, Kentucky. Courtesy photo

A recently graduate of Triplett Tech student placed second at the National SkillsUSA Leadership conference.

Logan Roberson took second in electrical construction wiring at the event.

“I was happy. I am glad I placed,” Roberson said.

“I was as prepared as you could be for not knowing what to expect.”

Triplett Tech had four students representing Virginia at the National SkillsUSA Leadership conference June 25 through 29 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Roberson said the team members were practicing all the time at school.

Connie Pangle, principal at Triplett Tech, stated in an email that they are excited and proud to have a national winner in the house.

“Logan’s dedication and passion for the electrical trade has been demonstrated by his outstanding representation of Triplett Tech and the state of Virginia through SkillsUSA,” she wrote.

Other Triplett Tech students placing in the competition were:

• Tyler Baker, 12th in Industrial motor control.

• Morgan Stickley, 10th in medical terminology.

• Summer Sypholt  26th in the CPR/first aid.

Pangle said the school was proud to send the four students as its representatives in the state and then national competition.

“I appreciate the hard work and dedication of these students and their instructors. It was a job well done,” she wrote.