KU, Lakeview students top Tech contest
Intensely involved as one of the competitors in the Basin Tech-Prep Skills contest on Wednesday at Oregon Institute of Technology is Marc Staunton of Tulelake High School

Noelle Richards of Lakeview High School and the Klamath Union High School team of Greg Hamilton and Troy Kalus each won three first places in Basin Tech-Prep Skills Contest on Wednesday at Oregon Institute of Technology.

Double winners were Sissy Nguyen-Johnson of Lost River High School and Nate Ganong, Michelle Bergman and Jim Zaiger, all of Klamath Union High School.

Klamath Union High School had the most first places with 11 followed by the high schools of Lost River with six, Lakeview with five, Henley with three, Tulelake and Mazama with two each and Chiloquin with one.

More than 200 students from nine schools participated in business-related competition.

The results:

Public speaking — 1. Erin Stanley, Tulelake; 2. Stacy Michaelson, Lost River; 3. Jenny Ames, Klamath Union; 4. Jenssy Rojina, Lost River; 5. Kim Carestia, Henley; 6. Josh Guest, Henley.

Speed typing — 1. Jessica Masterson, Lakeview; 2. Jenssy Rojina, Lost River; 3. Mikan McLaws, Mazama; 4. Mike Nieraeth, Bonanza; 5. Jacqueline Macy, Tulelake; 6. Matthew Booner, Bonanza.

Impromptu speaking — 1. Bobbie Wagner, North Lake; 2. Stacy Michaelson, Lost River; 3. Brooke Heiney, Tulelake; 4. Ross Macy, Tulelake; 5. Noelle Richards, Lakeview; 6. Melanie Morris, Lakeview.

Word processing II — 1. Kim Andrews, North Lake; 2. Lasheena Petznick, Mazama; 3. Caitlin Albertson, Lakeview; 4. Joe Obedowski, Mazama; 5. Uriah Rohrbacher, Mazama; 6. Samantha Woodhouse, Lost River.

Word processing I — 1. Tommi Burke, North Lake; 2. Stacey Bailey, Mazama; 3. Liz Axon, North Lake; 4. Russell Lynn, Mazama; 5. Lareina Albertson, North Lake; 6. Alex Poore, Mazama.

Desktop publishing (teams) — 1. Jeff Stockton and Paula Reid, North Lake; 2. Laci Robinette and Lanie Nguyen-Johnson, Lost River; 3. Savanah Cosand and Katie Arnold, Lost River; 4. Katrina Morin and Talythah Cosand, Lost River; 5. Ray Mollett and Kevin Romtvedt, Bonanza; 6. Mary Lawson and Christina Martinez, Henley.

Business calculations — 1. Karissa Guthrie, Lost River; 2. Jeff Wedmore, Tulelake; 3. Amanda Anderson, Lost River; 4. Chris Reynolds, Bonanza; 5. Ross Macy, Tulelake; 6. Kim Bailey, Henley.

Finance and credit — 1. Bridget Boyle, Henley; 2. Staci Maupin, Henley; 3. Megan Lochrie, Mazama; 4. Sarah Maynard, Henley; 5. Stephanie Pierce, Mazama; 6. Tim Clark, Henley.

Accounting II — 1. Sam Woodhouse, Lost River; 2. Kamaria Whiteaker, Mazama; 3. Brooke Heiney, Tulelake; 4. Rebecca Gascon, Tulelake.

Job interview — 1. Jeanette Nguyen-Johnson, Lost River; 2. Troy Kalus, Klamath Union; 3. Chelsea Elder, Lakeview; 4. Tia Chastain, Mazama; 5. Barbara Johnson, Henley.

Economics — 1. Nate Ganong, Klamath Union; 2. Amanda Graham, Henley; 3. Zach Anderson, Chiloquin; 4. Stacy Curnow, Lakeview; 5. Matt Maloney, Klamath Union; 6. Lois Evans, Mazama.

Business math — 1. Jeff Waddell, Lakeview; 2. Jeremy Ross, Tulelake; 3. Patrick Wells, Bonanza; 4. Angie King, Lost River; 5. Kim Carestia, Henley; 6. Jeff Stockton, North Lake.

Introduction to business — 1. Sissy Nguyen-Johnson, Lost River; 2. Jacqueline Macy, Tulelake; 3. Katrina Morin, Lost River; 4. Eric Gasser, Tulelake; 5. Kelsey Mankinen, Tulelake; 6. Stephanie Snider, Mazama.

Creed speaking — 1. Jeremy Siporon, Chiloquin; 2. Amy Frey, Tulelake; 3. Michelle Huffman, Tulelake; 4. Aaron Jackson, North Lake; 5. Laci Robinette, Lost River; 6. Jenssy Rojina, Lost River.

Speed typing II — 1. Christina Martinez, Henley; 2. Joe Obedowski, Mazama; 3. Uriah Rohbacher, Mazama; 4. Lasheena Petznick, Mazama; 5. Elise Sabin, Lakeview; 6. Caitlin Albertson, Lakeview.

Electronic calculator — 1. Savanah Cosand, Lost River; 2. Paula Reid, North Lake; 3. Chaz Forga, Lakeview; 4. Jared Giacomelli, Mazama; 5. Samantha Woodhouse, Lost River; 6. Ricky Cartwright, Lakeview.

Business procedures — 1. Megan Lochrie, Mazama; 2. Laura Beck, Bonanza; 3. Nick Vashaw, Mazama; 4. Tracey Solem, Mazama; 5. Lois Evans, Mazama; 6. Stephanie Pierce, Mazama.

Computer concepts — 1. Ben Huntsman, Klamath Union; 2. Joe Obedowski, Mazama; 3. Marcus Cherney, Chiloquin; 4. T.J. McMahon, Mazama; 5. Justin Moore, Chiloquin; 6. Cody Harmon, North Lake.

Business communications — 1. Amanda Graham, Henley; 2. Lasheena Petznick, Mazama; 3. Amy Walker, Mazama; 4. Sara Bennett, Bonanza; 5. Karissa Guthrie, Lost River; 6. Savanah Cosand, Lost River.

Future Business Leaders of America principles and procedures — 1. Sissy Nguyen-Johnson, Lost River; 2. Blake Claver, Lost River; 3. Chad Winters, Lost River; 4. Sara Bennett, Bonanza; 5. Kyle Fritz, Mazama; 6. Eric Freeman, Lost River.

Accounting I — 1. Jeff Cady, Mazama; 2. Jenny Moresi, Mazama; 3. Priscila Castillo, Mazama; 4. Amanda McEwen, Tulelake; 5. Kyla Maffioli, Mazama; 6. Angela Buckley, Tulelake.

Parliamentary procedure — 1. Ross Macy, Tulelake; 2. Rebecca Gascon, Tulelake; 3. Jennifer Bell, Tulelake; 4. Meaghan Hammers, Lost River; 5. Briggs Boan, North Lake; 6. Cassie Bain, North Lake.

Retail merchandising — Overall, 1. Michelle Bergman, Klamath Union; 2. Stacey Curnow, Lakeview; 3. Brian Bicknell, Klamath Union; 4. Elizabeth Steadman, Klamath Union; 5. Sara Swank, Lakeview; 6. Cameron Macfarlane, Klamath Union. Test, 1. Bicknell; 2. Curnow; 3. (tie) Macfarlane and Brandi Bocchi, Klamath Union; 5. Falicia Gallegos, Klamath Union; 6. Candice Sola, Lakeview. Role play, 1. Bergman; 2. Kristi Caldwell, Klamath Union; 3. Curnow; 4. Steadman; 5. Swank; 6. Bicknell.

Marketing management — Overall, 1. Jim Zaiger, Klamath Union; 2. Justin Gage, Lakeview; 3. (tie) Kristina Soyland and Ben Huntsman, both Klamath Union; 5. Jeff Wedmore, Tulelake; 6. Jessica Masterson, Lakeview. Test, 1. Nate Ganong, Klamath Union; 2. Huntsman; 3. Jeff Waddell, Lakeview; 4. Wedmore; 5. Zaiger; 6. Gage. Role play, 1. Zaiger; 2. Soyland; 3. Gage; 4. Jon Bogatay, Klamath Union; 5. Masterson; 6. Huntsman.

Food marketing — Overall, 1. Noelle Richards, Lakeview; 2. Yacenia Farias, Klamath Union; 3. Christina Cook, Klamath Union; 4. Laura Orozco, Klamath Union; 5. Pablo Morelos, Klamath Union; 6. Carmen Sanchez, Mazama. Test, 1. Richards; 2. Cook; 3. Morelos; 4. Orozco; 5. Farias; 6. Sanchez. Role play, 1. Richards; 2. Farias; 3. Cook; 4. Orozco; 5. Morelos; 6. Sanchez.

Sports and entertainment (teams) — Overall, 1. Greg Hamilton and Troy Kalus, Klamath Union; 2. Chelsea Elder and Zayne Turner, Lakeview; 3. Elise Sabin and Josh Harlan, Lakeview; 4. Laura Felder and Joey Staub, Lakeview; 5. Jordan Howard and Joel McPherson, Klamath Union; 6. Matt Maloney and Mike McColl, Klamath Union. Test, 1. Hamilton and Kalus; 2. Elder and Turner; 3. Felder and Staub; 4. Maloney and McColl; 5. Jenny Ames and Katie Sutphin, Klamath Union; 6. Sabin and Harlan. Role play, 1. Hamilton and Kalus; 2. Elder and Turner; 3. Howard and McPherson; 4. Sabin and Harlan; 5. Suzanne Powell and Tia Chastain, Mazama; 6. Felder and Staub.