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Barry Tech artist wins first place

derrick rodriguez and his pin design  
Derrick Rodriguez and his pin design.

At the opening ceremony for the 49th NYS SkillsUSA Conference it was announced that Derrick Rodriguez had won first place for the Pin and T-shirt design contest. Derrick is a 2nd year student in Mrs. Aresta's Digital Design class at Barry Tech, and is a senior at Hempstead High School. Derrick is planning on continuing his education at the New York City College of Technology.
He will now prepare a display of his design and a 3-5 minute speech for the National SkillsUSA Conference.