Cape Tech students at NJ SkillsUSA

On April 24, 45 students from Cape May County Technical High School attended the 2013 NJ SkillsUSA Championship held at the Garden State Exhibit Center in Somerset County and the Somerset County Technical School in Bridgewater. More than 1,600 students competed in more than 90 real-world skill and leadership contests.

Students include: Audio/ Radio Production, first place Austin DiCola and Patrick Haigh; Advertising Design, second place Matt Powers; Career Pathways Showcase: Law and Public Safety, first place Farah Almadani, Joslyn Nelson, Chris Russ; Crime Scene Investigation, third place Jeanette Champion, Harry Wozunk, Brian DeVico; Extemporaneous Speaking, second place Mickayla Ritzler; Quiz Bowl, second place Mike Hawthorne, Josh Greenberg, Liam Munz, Sean Popovick, Connor Kelly and alternates Hannah Dietrich, Stephanie Miller; SkillsUSA Safety Display, second place Christina Gibboney; Wedding Cake Decorating, second place Elizabeth Farmer, Laura McKeon; Esthetics second place post-secondary division Elizabeth Hayoun, Model Juliette King. Nancy Fissel was the adviser.

SkillsUSA provides education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. See and

Tyndall inducted into honor society

Ryan W. Tyndall, of Cape May Court House, was one of 24 New Jersey residents and undergraduate students in the Rutgers-Camden School of Business to be inducted recently into the Athenaeum Honor Society.

Athenaeum is the undergraduate honor society at the Camden Campus of Rutgers University. Membership is limited to juniors maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of no less than 3.7 (out of 4.0) and to seniors maintaining a cumulative average of no less than 3.5.