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Pickens Mechatronics Team Wins Bronze Medal

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Brandon Hall and John Hayes won the prize at Skills USA's 48th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City on June 28. Brandon Hall and John Hayes won the prize at Skills USA's 48th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City on June 28.
PICKENS COUNTY, S.C. -

Two Pickens County Students took home the bronze medal at a national competition in Mechatronics.

According to the school district, Brandon Hall and John Hayes won the prize at Skills USA's 48th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City on June 28.

The recent Daniel High graduates took part in the mechatronics program at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center. It's used in the design of manufacturing equipment.

According to a press release, Hall and Hayes were part of a team of students who programmed a robot to build a prototype capacitor for Cornell Dubilier, an international electronics manufacturer based in Liberty, South Carolina.

In addition to the Bronze award, Hall also won the Skills USA competition's raffle for a new Harley Davidson Motorcycle.

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