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Lanier Tech team wins 2 bronze medals in national competition
Abigail Rodriquez
Lanier Tech student Abigail Rodriguez won bronze in the cosmetology competition at the 2016 SkillsUSA National Championships in Louisville, Ky.

Lanier Technical College’s team of Abigail Rodriguez, Karen Ballew and Daniel Delgado competed in three events at the 2016 SkillsUSA National Championships in Louisville, Ky., and won bronze in two events.

Rodriquez won bronze in the cosmetology competition. Rodriquez lives in Gainesville and is enrolled in the cosmetology program at the school’s Oakwood campus.

Karen Ballew won bronze in the nurse assisting competition. Ballew studies nurse assisting at Lanier Tech’s Barrow campus and is the president of the Georgia Student Government Association and Lanier Tech’s 2015 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership winner.

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