Sunnyside High School automotive shop instructor Nick Paulakis (second from the right) was named the Washington State Advisor of the Year by the SkillsUSA Washington organization at the recent
SkillsUSA conference in Tacoma. A long-time automotive department head, Paulakis was selected for the honor based on his efforts to promote leadership among his students, in addition to providing them with state of the art automotive skills instruction. Also pictured (L-R) are Sunnyside High School automotive student Ulises Barron, and SkillsUSA central region coordinators Linda and Raymond Cyr of Yakima.
As of Friday, April 24, 2015