Power tool manufacturer Lenox provided the winners of the 2005 SkillsUSA Championships in three categories - plumbing, residential wiring, and HVACR - with ProHose Torch Kits, worth about $800 each.

Medalists in the Plumbing category were:

  • Gold (High School) - Jason Tartaris, E.T. Grasso Technical High School, Groton, Conn.

  • Silver (High School) - Shawn Cox, Lee County High School, Sanford, N.C.

  • Bronze (High School) - Stephen LaCourse, A. Philip Randolph Academies of Technology, Jacksonville, Fla.

  • Gold (College/Postsecondary) - Tim Anderson, Mississippi State SkillsUSA Office, Jackson, Miss.

  • Silver (College/Postsecondary) - Chad J. Schoonover, Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah

  • Bronze (College/Postsecondary) - Scott Ford, Burlington County Medford, Medford, N.J.