Chester Students Dominate SkillsUSA Welding Event


Branden Whitley (left), Colby Kelkhoff (center) and Matt James (second from right) placed in the top five during the SkillsUSA competition held at CCSI.

Paige Hamilton, Sting Reporter

The Career Center of Southern Illinois received results from the SkillsUSA competition held in Auto Tech and Welding events.
Some of the Chester High School students competed and placed in the Welding top 5. Coming in 1st is Junior Colby Kelkhoff, 2nd is Senior Matthew James, and coming in 4th place is Senior Branden Whitley.