Ames High School Industrial Technology students garnered top awards at the Southeast Polk Expo state industrial technology competition held May 13. ITech teacher Craig Boylan said the students did an amazing job and deserve recognition.

“They earned 18 blue ribbons and three gold medals,” Boylan said. “Students also earned one red ribbon and three silver medals and two bronze medals.”

Sixteen students represented Ames High School at the competition.

Students and their awards:

  • Michael Ylonen, blue ribbons for butternut box and scroll saw wild turkey
  • Austin Clayberg, blue ribbon for scroll saw deer silhouette
  • Brandon Cable, blue ribbon for scroll saw cherry
  • Ryan Cole, blue ribbon and gold medal for cribbage board
  • Garrett Cooper, blue ribbon and gold medal for walnut goblet
  • Rylee Gibbs,  blue ribbon and bronze medal for cutting board
  • Alex Gindt, blue ribbon and silver medal for walnut table
  • Brian Glenn, blue ribbon for walnut bowl-blue ribbon
  • Yushi Hattori, blue ribbon and gold medal for  wooden pendulum clock
  • Cole Haverkamp, blue ribbon and bronze medal for chess set, blue ribbons for ribbon box, four-fold picture frame
  • Matt Holtzbauer, blue ribbon for walnut gun rack
  • Kaden Peterson, blue ribbon and silver medal for candy dispenser
  • Colby Shane, blue ribbon and silver medal for  multi-wood bowl
  • Gauge Sletten, red ribbon skateboard
  • Max White, blue ribbon for walnut bowl
  • Zach Vince, blue ribbon for carved skull