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BOCES Students Winners at Heavy Equipment Rodeo
BOCES Students Winners at Heavy Equipment Rodeo
Nathan Lehman
Friday, May 17, 2019

Students in the Heavy Equipment program at Jefferson-Lewis BOCES showed off their talents as part of the 2019 Heavy Equipment Rodeo competition.  It was held on May 3, 2019 at the Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES in Auburn, NY. 

Participants competed against high school students from other BOCES and Heavy Equipment schools throughout New York State.  A total of seven medals were won by students at the Charles H. Bohlen, Jr. Technical Center


The following students took home first, second and third place prizes in the categories listed:


Luke Hallett, South Jefferson Central School

1st Place, Backhoe Egg Pickup

1st Place, Backhoe Pipe Pickup

3rd Place, Excavator Bucket Challenge


 Colton Gushlaw, South Jefferson Central School

3rd Place, Backhoe Pipe Pickup


Anthony Rasmussen, South Jefferson Central School

2nd Place, Backhoe Pipe Pickup


Joseph Richter, South Jefferson Central School

1st Place, Loader Competition


Jarret Phillips, Carthage Central School

2nd Place Skid-steer Competition


How do students prepare for the Heavy Equipment Rodeo? Check out this video footage of practice for the Backhoe Egg Pickup.