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Offline bakeray

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This week at school
« on: April 26, 2010, 01:03:21 AM »
This week we will be prepairing and competing in the Skills USA challenge. Ill be one of the first 4 to compete since our program is new to the Skills USA program and I cant wait...I say bring it on, lets see what Ive learned and lets see if I can apply it and lets see if I have what it takes to be worthy of being a tech that someone would hire.

Ive been working on a resume that they want and require. That was the hard part. I know what Ive done and I know what I know but selling me on paper seemed to be a problem.

 About 8 to 10 local appliance service managers with our instructors and school officials will be judging while 4 of us compete for one spot at the Skills USA nationals that will be held in Kansas City.

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Re: This week at school
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2010, 07:06:32 AM »
Skills USA is an awesome program.  I went to my local vo-tech for Carpentry, and I also competed in skills.  I ended up taking first at districts and states.  Then going to Kansas City to compete for nationals.  Unfortunately  some us got kick out for breaking curfew. It was still a blast and i learned alot.
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Re: This week at school
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2010, 09:22:39 PM »
Good luck, And no "ironing" some chicks clothes after curfew  O0
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Re: This week at school
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2010, 10:13:46 PM »
Ray Bay you have the power of the ApplianceJunk posse backing you up. Do us proud!
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Re: This week at school
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2010, 12:02:14 AM »
Ive been working on the resume they want.  Think I have polished a turd enough to make it look like a rose :2funny:

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Re: This week at school
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2010, 07:54:11 PM »
The competition was today. 9 stations, including a brazing station. Even the Stations I went thru that I havent had classes for yet, I did good in everything, except I ran out of time on a dryer.

I took first place.

Ill be heading to Kansas City in June to do it all over again.

Gotta give a huge thank you to my wife to be, My Instructors, all the judges who volenteered (all are techs, service managers and regional managers in the appliance business) and This site for the info I got from it and used today :) 

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Re: This week at school
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2010, 07:55:54 PM »
Cool!
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About the icons: The beer is tip link, if a tech saves ya some money buy em a 6 pack. The small green square=personal message. The green dot is a link to my web page on appliance repair and other general BS I love to post. The letter sends me email.
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Re: This week at school
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2010, 09:56:11 PM »
That's excellent---and something to be very proud of.

This shows that--not only you have the knowledge--but the mental capacity and confidence to apply it.

Good luck in Missouri.

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Re: This week at school
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2010, 02:32:45 AM »
First place, that is awesome! 

Good Job!  O0

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Re: This week at school
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2010, 09:11:39 AM »
Great job bakeray.  O0


AJ should send you a ApplianceJunk Shirt to wear down in Kansas City.

Good luck in Kansas City, make us all proud!

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Re: This week at school
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2010, 09:40:23 AM »
If they have a "phone a friend" option in Kansas,you know who to call.
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Re: This week at school
« Reply #11 on: April 29, 2010, 10:41:01 PM »
Great job bakeray.  O0


AJ should send you a ApplianceJunk Shirt to wear down in Kansas City.

Good luck in Kansas City, make us all proud!

Ive thought of ordering one just for that.  One other thing Id like to see at the store is a window decal for my truck O0

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Re: This week at school
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2010, 12:27:53 AM »
bakeray I would be happy to send you a shirt free of charge.

Just send me a pm with the style and size of shirt you would like.


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One other thing Id like to see at the store is a window decal for my truck

I'm working on that one too. I talked with a local guy a month ago about putting the logo on my truck. If it turned out good I was going to see what it would cost to have some others made to give away. He was going to draw it up on his computer and get back to me. I have yet to hear from him. :(

 I may need to find a place online that can make them for me.

Let me know on the shirt and I will get it shipped out to you free of charge, thanks!
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Re: This week at school
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2010, 12:50:22 AM »
 O0 O0

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Re: This week at school
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2010, 11:18:07 PM »
bakeray your shirt has been ordered, thanks!
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