Lamar Consolidated High School junior Richard Fonseca won a Gold medal at the State Automotive Skills-USA competition in Corpus Christi, March 31 – April 2.
Fonseca took the gold in Brakes Technical Service Information.
Lamar CHS students Fabian Ortiz (12th grade), Hector Chapa (11th grade) and Ivan Rosas (11th grade) also participated in the Automotive Skills portion of the Skills USA competition.
Skills USA is a national organization for students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. Allen Deon Wilson is the instructor for the Career and Technical Education automotive technology program at Lamar CISD and is a sponsor for Skills USA.
Students from all LCISD campuses are eligible to take automotive technology courses which are offered at Lamar CHS.