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K-State Today

May 17, 2013

K-State Salina students place at SkillsUSA state competition

By Communications and Marketing

Four Kansas State University Salina students placed at SkillsUSA's recent aviation maintenance technology state competition at Wichita Area Technical College.

Adam Sollenberger, senior in aviation maintenance technology and professional pilot, Hutchinson, placed fourth; Steven Gish, freshman in aviation maintenance technology, Olathe, placed eighth; Linfeng Jin, junior in aviation maintenance technology, Shanghai, China, placed ninth; and Yuan Jiao, senior in aviation maintenance technology, Osaka, Japan, placed sixth.

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. With 13,000 school chapters, SkillsUSA serves more than 280,000 students and instructors annually.