SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.
More than 600 business, industry and labor sponsors actively support SkillsUSA at the national level through financial aid, in-kind contributions, and involvement of their people in SkillsUSA activities. Many more work directly with state associations and local chapters.
Cumberland County Technical Education Center had 25 students compete recently in 13 various program related competitions. On Saturday, April 16, 2016, 12 medals were awarded to these students at the New Jersey State Competition in Somerset, New Jersey .
Two Gold Medal Winners:
Welding Sculpture – Josh Loew, Senior, Cumberland Regional High School
Welding Sculpture – Post Secondary- Robert Ohlsen
Josh Loew will be competing in the National SKILLS USA competition in June in Lousiville, Kentucky.
10 Silver Medal Winners :
HVAC – Post Secondary: Francisco Cruz
Welding – Earl Miller, Junior, Bridgeton High School
Welding Sculpture – Jonathan Watson, Junior, Millville Senior High School
Law Enforcement Quiz Bowl team: Ben Edwards, Senior, Millville Senior High School; David Zeigler, Millville Senior High School; Brenda Clemente, Junior, Bridgeton High School; Beatriz Emiliano, Junior, Bridgeton High School; Nick DiGiovacchino, Senior, Fairton Christian Academy
Internetworking – Justin Williams, Senior, Millville Senior High School
IT Systems – Josh Lombardo, Senior, Millville Senior High School
SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. It enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work.
CCTEC is extremely proud of the hard work that these students and their instructors put in to achieve these accomplishments.