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SkillsUSA National Conference


Five students attended the SkillsUSA National Conference in Louisville, Kentucky on June 19-24, 2017. SkillsUSA is a national organization for career technical students training for career in trade, industrial, technical and health related occupations. The SkillsUSA National Conference focuses on competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the regional, state and national levels. This is a multi-million-dollar event that occupies a space equivalent to 16 football fields. There were more than 6,000 contestants in over 100 separate events. Nearly 1,500 judges and contest organizers from labor and management make the national event possible. The philosophy of the Championships is to reward students for excellence, to involve industry in directly evaluating student performance and to keep training relevant to employers’ needs.

Our students did an amazing job!!

Jenna Fitch

(a Shawnee senior in the Dental Assisting program) represented the state of Ohio as the newly elected state secretary. She worked all week with the Ohio delegation and helped elect in the new SkillsUSA national officers

Dan Cleary

(a Springfield High 2017 graduate in the Electrical Trades Program) took 4th Place in the Industrial Motor Controls Competition

Kara Horn

(a Tecumseh senior in the Engineering/CNC Program) took 6th place in the Extemporaneous Speaking Competition

Chris Mastin

(a Tecumseh 2017 graduate in the Computer Aided Drafting & Design Program) took 17th place in the Technical Drafting Competition

Madaline McCleary

(a Springfield High 2017 graduate in the Medical Assisting Program) took 2nd place in the Medical Assisting Competition, earning her a national silver metal.

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