M State's Gerasch wins silver in state Skills competition

M State's Gerasch wins silver in state Skills competition

SkillsUSA winnerM State PowerSports Technology student Anthony Gerasch of Chetek, Wis., placed second in the SkillsUSA Minnesota competition in Bloomington on April 12.

Gerasch, a student on M State’s Detroit Lakes campus, won the silver award in the Power Equipment Technology category. He was coached by PowerSports Technology instructor Kent Reisenauer and is also a recent graduate of M State’s Marine Engine Technology program.

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit that serves high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. Its state and national competitions are based on industry-driven occupational skills standards.

Pictured: Anthony Gerasch (left) and PowerSports Technology instructor Kent Reisenauer.