WESTFORD -- Nashoba Valley Technical High School boasted four gold medals in the recent SkillsUSA District competition, held at Greater Lowell Technical High School in Tyngsboro.

In all, 25 Nashoba Tech students received 20 medals, as the school also won seven silver medals and nine bronze medals.

Winners of gold, silver and bronze medals receive awards, but only the gold-medalists and silver-medalists go on to compete in the SkillsUSA State Competition, which is scheduled for April 26-28 in Marlboro.

Nashoba Tech's gold-medalists are:

n Emily Hogan (junior, Dracut) and Shelby O'Rourke (senior, Chelmsford): Digital Cinema Production.

n Julia Marple (senior, Pepperell): Early Childhood Education.

n Chloe Sherwood (senior, Pepperell): Cosmetology Over 500 Hours.

n Jenna Thompson (senior, Littleton): Commercial Baking.

Silver-medal winners are:

n Brendan Cerone (senior, Pepperell) and Zelie Sears (senior, Pepperell): Digital Cinema Production.

n Brianna Fuchs (senior, Townsend): Photography.

n Jason Gendron (junior, Dracut): Information Service Technology

n Katherine Martin (senior, Chelmsford): Nurse Assisting.

n Kaylin Patterson-Soar (junior, Ayer): Cosmetology Under 500 Hours.

n Ashley Pew (junior, Groton): Esthetics.

n Laryssa Tervail (senior, Pepperell): Advertising Design.

The bronze-medalists for Nashoba Tech are:

n Sara Assimakopoulos (junior, Townsend): Photography.


n Katarina Barden (sophomore, Groton): Architectural Drafting.

n Justin Debeaucourt (sophomore, Chelmsford) and Nathan Dorman (sophomore, Townsend): Robotics & Automation Technology.

n Amanda Fales (sophomore, Townsend): First Aid/CPR.

n Jordan Hasbrouck (junior, Pepperell) and Kaleigh Walsh (sophomore, Chelmsford): Urban Search & Rescue.

n John Howes (sophomore, Pepperell) and Tyler Sheldon (sophomore, Townsend): Digital Cinema Production.

n Emerson Kennedy (junior, Andover): Nail Care.

n Grace McDonnell (junior, Chelmsford): Basic Healthcare.

n Brendan Taylor (junior, Chelmsford): Carpentry.

In addition to those medalists, four students were recognized for earning perfect scores on their Professional Development subject tests: Jason Gendron, Deanna Lunardo, Jenna Thompson and Christina Tsacogianis (senior, Pepperell).