Six Rockland BOCES students were honored last week for medaling in the annual New York State “SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Championships” in Syracuse. Students from around the state compete in timed technical, trade and leadership contests. Peyton Hudson from Clarkstown won a Welding Gold Medal. Peyton advances to the SkillsUSA National Competition this summer. Silver medal winners include Lindsay Aguilar of Suffern for Health Science, Morgan Kuss of Suffern won in Criminal Justice, Justin Smoot of Clarkstown won in Culinary Arts, Ava Bourne of Tappan Zee High School won for Digital Design, and Nick Amato from Pearl River won in the Carpentry competition.