Career and Technical Education Truck Driving Competition Thursday, May 07, 2009|
On May 1st, 2009 Tri-County Technical Center's Commercial Truck Driving Program attended the State Vocational Truck Driving Competition in Westbrook, Maine. Competitors were from Region 3 Vocational Center in Lincoln, St. Croix Regional Technical Center in Calais, Tri-County Technical Center in Dexter, and Westbrook Regional Vocational Center. The nine students from TCTC who competed were: Jared Bowman (NRHS), Billy Pelkey (NRHS), Justin Cleaves (PCHS), James Cleaves (PCHS), Kris Foss (PVHS), Brad Brown (PVHS), Chris McCleary (PVHS), Randy Adams (DRHS), and Craig Carver. The winners were: First Place – Chris Perry (WRVC), Second Place – Kris Foss (TCTC), Third Place – Tylor Libby (WRVC), and Fourth Place – Billy Pelkey (TCTC).
Pictured: Billy Pelkey 4th Place winner, Chris McCleary holding the Overall Trophy, Kris Foss 2nd Place winner
All the competitors performed well over a very tough course. TCTC truck driving students also had the highest overall combined top three scores to bring home the overall Championship trophy for the school!! Congratulations TCTC!!