BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater teen was one of several who received gold medals when students from the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School participated in the 54th Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference June 25 through June 29 in Kentucky.

Elizabeth Gershater, of Bridgewater, earned a gold medal for medical terminology.

Also earning gold medals were Matthew Abraham (Hillsborough), Julia Garaffa (Skillman), Ruhyak Gupta (Flemington) and Matthew Natividad (Somerset) in the Health Knowledge Bowl.

SkillsUSA is a not-for-profit association that serves middle school, high school, college and postsecondary students in trade, technical and skilled service instructional programs.