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ACC Graphic Design Students Excel at NC SkillsUSA Competition

Posing after the NC SkillsUSA competition are (from left) ACC Graphic Design instructor Nicholas Goble; first-year student Amber Schnurr; second-year student Andrew Wassil; second-year student Madison Pinnix.

Posing after the NC SkillsUSA competition are (from left) ACC Graphic Design instructor Nicholas Goble; first-year student Amber Schnurr; second-year student Andrew Wassil; second-year student Madison Pinnix.

(May 2, 2022) – Three Advertising and Graphic Design students at Alamance Community College excelled in the NC SkillsUSA competition in Greensboro on April 28. Led by first-year instructor Nicholas Goble, each student placed in their respective competition.

Second-year student Andrew Wassil placed first in the T-shirt Design competition. First-year student Amber Schnurr placed third in the Advertising Design competition. Second-year student Madison Pinnix placed third in the Pin Design competition.

Wassil’s first-place finish qualifies him for the national SkillsUSA competition in Atlanta, GA June 20-24. Additionally, his winning design will represent the N.C. delegation at the competition.

“We are proud of our showing, especially since this was our first year to participate in this competition,” said Erik Perel, Department Head for Advertising and Graphic Design at the college.

Andrew Wassil's first-place winning tee-shirt design

Andrew Wassil’s first-place winning tee-shirt design

Madison Pinnix placed third with this pin design

Madison Pinnix placed third with this pin design