Fremont High School SkillsUSA State Results

Seven Students Compete

Fremont, Neb. – (Apr. 17, 2024) At this year’s Nebraska State SkillsUSA Conference, Fremont High School took 7 students competing in 5 different competitions. The students were accompanied by Advisors Brad Ryun and Jason Novotny. 

The students competed in cabinetmaking, masonry, photography, pin design, related technical math, welding, and welding sculpture. 

Welding – Corbin Ewing, 12th Grade

Related Tech. Math – Emely Garcia, 11th Grade

Masonry – Bella Garcia, 10th Grade

Cabinetmaking – Isaac Hasemann, 11th Grade

Welding – Landyn Kavan, 12th Grade

Welding Sculpture – Magaly Rios Gonzalez, 12th Grade

Photography – Emmanuel (Indigo) Salas, 12th Grade

Emmanuel (Indigo) Salas won a state championship in photography and will represent FHS as well as the State of Nebraska at the National SkillsUSA Championships in Atlanta, GA in June. 

Landyn Kavan received the silver medal in the welding competition. He will compete at Nationals if the current State Champion is unable to compete. 

Advisor Jason Novotny was voted onto the Nebraska State SkillsUSA Board of Directors.

“The whole team competed very well and represented Fremont in a very positive way,” stated Ryun.

Since 2014, the FHS SkillsUSA Chapter has had 17 State Champions and 32 medalists.

Several FHS graduates competed at the college level for MCC and medaled as well:


1st – Denver Fincham

2nd – Porter Chandler

3rd – Kamrin Kavan

Precision Machining:

1st – Brandon Gallo

CNC Programming

2nd – Sam Wulf

If anyone is interested in donating to the organization for the cost to attend nationals, they can contact Ryun at brad.ryun@fpsmail or Jason Novotny at or call the school at 402-727-3050.



The mission statement of the Fremont Public Schools is to produce creative, adaptable, productive citizens committed to lifelong learning.