Sauquoit Teacher Wins Skill Award


A Sauquoit career and technical teacher has won an Advisor of the Year award for excellence in SkillsUSA chapter leadership and a SkillsUSA Hall of Champions award for dedicating her life to helping youth develop the career skills necessary to be successful in a changing world.


The awards were presented to Kimberly Petronella, health careers instructor and coordinator of work-based learning at Oneida Herkimer Madison BOCES in New Hartford at the SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference in Atlanta.


Petronella has been an award-winning SkillsUSA advisor for 20 years. Petronella’s chapter earned the SkillsUSA Gold Level in the Chapter of Excellence program for four consecutive years and in 2021 her chapter was a national…



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