North Lawrence Career Center Students Succeed at Skills Competition
NLCC students cleaned house on Saturday, February 8th, 2020 at the Skills USA competition.
The SkillsUSA Championships are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels.
Through an investment from business and industry partners of approximately $36 million, the event occupies a space equivalent to 20 football fields. In 2019, there were more than 6,500 contestants in 103 separate events. Nearly 2,000 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.
Congratulations to the following place winners!
Welding - Michael Nordhoff - 1st
Welding - Levi Hillenburg - 3rd
Autobody Refinishing - Evan Corra - 1st
Autobody Dent Repair - Daniel Deckard - 4th
Machine Trades - Jace Elliott - 2nd
Machine Trades - Camden Shirley - 4th
Electronic Technology - Davis Miller - 1st
Electrical Construction Wiring - Aiden Walls - 5th
Construction - Luke Stephenson - 3rd
Each received scholarships ranging from $500 to $2500 and all that placed advance on to the state competition April 17-18th, 2020.