MUSCLE SHOALS, ALA. — Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Business Division hosted the third annual high school business division competition on the Shoals campus for approximately 375 students from 18 area high schools and career technical centers last week.

Area high school students competed in 16 areas: Advertising Design, Bank Reconciliation, Computer Maintenance, Cover Letter, Cyber Security Decryption, Electronic Spreadsheet, Financial Statements, Java Programming, Job Interview, Keyboarding, Payroll Accounting, PowerPoint, Python Programming, Résumé, Web Design, and Word Processor.

Competing schools consisted of: Allen Thornton Career Technical Center, Brooks High School, Central High School (Florence), Cherokee High School, Colbert County High School, Deshler High School, Franklin County Career Technical Center, Haleyville Center of Technology, Hamilton High School, Lawrence County High School (Ala.), Lawrence County Technology Center (Ala.), Lexington High School, Muscle Shoals Career Academy, Phil Campbell High School, Red Bay High School, Rogers High School, Russellville High School and Wilson High School.

Below are the winners for each area (complimentary photos are attached with students pictured from left to right with the order noted below):

Advertising Design (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1. Armando Gonzalez – Franklin County Career Technical Center

  2. Seth Durkin – Hamilton High School

  3.  Gracelyn Ramsey – Hamilton High School

Advertising Design winners

Bank Reconciliation (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Allison Swinney – Hamilton High School

  2.  Abigail Motes – Phil Campbell High School

  3.  Angel Nichols – Hamilton High School

Bank Reconciliation Winners

Computer Maintenance (Pictured L to R: 4th, 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Jackson Thompson – Wilson High School

  2.  Mason Buerhaus – Wilson High School

  3.  Dallas Alford – Allen Thornton Career Technical Center

  4.  Ben Taylor – Cherokee High School (not pictured)

Computer Maintenance Winners

Cover Letter (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Bailee Strait – Rogers High School

  2.  Hannah White – Deshler High School

  3.  Rileigh Swaner – Brooks High School

Cover Letter Winners

Cyber Security Decryption (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Dallas Alford – Allen Thornton Career Technical Center

  2.  Owen Roberson – Wilson High School

  3.  Chelsea Thorn – Wilson High School

Cyber Security Decryption Winners

Electronic Spreadsheet (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Allison Swinney – Hamilton High School

  2.  Freya Collier – Wilson High School

  3.  Shelby Stidham – Red Bay High School

Electronic Spreadsheet Winners

Financial Statements (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Jadelyn Trice – Cherokee High School

  2.  John Thomas Tucker – Hamilton High School

  3.  James Huang – Lawrence County Technology Center

Financial Statements Winners

Java Programming (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Will McDermitt – Russellville High School

  2.  Sean Oliver – Muscle Shoals Career Academy (not pictured) 2. (TIE) Uriel Hernandez – Russellville High School

  3. Jonah Woods – Muscle Shoals Career Academy (not pictured) 3. (TIE) Perez Salvador – Russellville High School

Java Programming Winners

Job Interview (Pictured L to R: 4th, 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Cannon Joly – Deshler High School

  2.  Ross Reed – Hamilton High School

  3.  Katie Jett – Lawrence County Technology Center

  4.  Lauren Sturdivant – Russellville High School

Job Interview Winners

Keyboarding (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Lydia Powell – Lexington High School

  2.  Briley Wooten – Wilson High School

  3.  Allison Swinney – Hamilton High School

Keyboarding Winners

Payroll Accounting (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Adam Richardson – Rogers High School

  2.  James Huang – Lawrence County Technology Center

  3.  Briley Ballard – Hamilton High School

Payroll Accounting Winners

PowerPoint (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Felicia Patel – Lawrence County Technology Center

  2.  McKinzi Bates – Hamilton High School

  3.  Kerigan Mardis – Colbert County High School

PowerPoint Winners

Python Programming (Not Pictured)

  1. Star Gentry – Phil Campbell High School

Resumé (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Kaydee Holland – Russellville High School

  2.  Katie Jett – Lawrence County Technology Center

  3.  Jackson Phillips – Rogers High School

Resumé Winners

Web Design (Not Pictured)

  1.  Gracie McCrary – Colbert County High School

  2.  Kelly Kenney – Cherokee High School

Word Processor (Pictured L to R: 3rd, 1st, 2nd)

  1.  Kelly Kenney – Cherokee High School

  2.  Felicia Patel – Lawrence County Technology Center (Not Pictured)

  3.  Brayden Johnson – Deshler High School

Word Processor Winners

About Northwest-Shoals Community College:

Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) is part of the Alabama Community College System and home to more than 3,500 students. NW-SCC offers over 100 certificate and degree programs and is committed to providing career technical, academic, and lifelong educational opportunities that promote economic growth and enrich the quality of life for the people it serves. For more information about the NW-SCC, visit www.nwscc.edu.