Pike Lincoln Technical Center held the annual Skills USA Districts on Feb. 21, in Eolia, Mo. At Districts, several different schools including Macon, Mexico, Moberly, Hannibal, Brookfield Putman, Kirksville and students from PLTC competed against in a variety of different categories.
These categories included auto collision refinishing, auto collision repair, welding, building traits, T-shirt design, the nursing bowl and many others. Lead Adviser Hannah Williams said she was proud of the students that participated.
“As the lead adviser for Skills USA at PLTC, I am truly proud of all our students that step out of their comfort zones and strive for excellence for their trade.” Said Williams. “They have truly mastered their hard and soft skills in their CTE program. Watching them take it to the next level in contest mode is something, as a school, we are so proud of!”
Skills USA is an organization where students compete in their trade and apply what they have learned through their career technical education. Skills USA serves more than 331,000 students and instructors annually. This includes 19,019 instructors who join as professional members. Including alumni, Skills USA membership totals more than 393,000. Skills USA has served nearly 14 million annual members cumulatively since 1965 and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Labor as a successful model of employer-driven workforce development.
According to the Skills USA website, Skills USA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. Their mission is to improve the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Skills USA Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics. Their vision is to produce the most highly skilled workforce in the world, providing every member the opportunity for career success.
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