UBATC Students Compete at National Skills USA

UBATC students with technical skills represented the Basin well at the National SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, Kentucky. All UBATC representatives placed at the national competition among stiff competition. Chandler Vincent placed 5th in Welding, Levi Lewis placed 9th in Diesel Mechanics, Sherwood Cuch placed 40th in Culinary Arts and the UBATC team of nursing students took 4th place in the Health Knowledge Bowl. “They represented UBATC and the state of Utah very well,” shares UBATC Vice President Tammy Wilkerson. “We were pleased to have champions in four divisions competing on a national stage this year.” Finishing in the top 5, Chandler Vincent qualifies to compete this fall for the chance to represent the United States in the Welding World Trials. Levi Lewis also moves on and will compete at the National SuperTech Challenge in Raleigh, North Carolina in September.

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Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.