Posted Date: 05/17/2017
Pittsburg High School sophomore Gabriel Gutierrez was recognized at the Pittsburg Independent School District school board meeting for his recent win at SkillsUSA Texas Leadership and Skills Conference.
He competed in the Medical Math event in Corpus Christi last month.
Gutierrez placed first at district competition in Waco prior to being named the state champion on April 9, after scoring 98 percent on his exam. He competed against schools of every size across the state.
His competition involved answering questions about the SkillsUSA National Organization and calculating medication dosages, measurements, concentrations, solutions and conversions. SkillsUSA is a national organization in 54 states and territories that works to prepare students for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations.
He will be attending the SkillsUSA National Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 19.
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