Skills USA

SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving high school, college and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations, and for further education. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.
 SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.

Skills USA Leadership Team

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Leadership Team Members include (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Donnita Berry (Defiance) Visual Art & Design; Gabriella Rodriguez (Archbold) Cosmetology; Chevelle Johnson (Wauseon) Fire & Rescue; Audrey Honeck (Patrick Henry) Fire & Rescue; Lillyann Lane (Defiance) Electrical; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Ciannah Keeley (Hicksville) Visual Art & Design; Matayah Lash (Edon) Visual Art & Design; Cheyann Seffron (Holgate) Law Enforcement & Security Tactics; Taygen Hobbs (Archbold) Fire & Rescue; Zoah Wineland (Ayersville) Industrial Services; Slayd McCorkle (Napoleon) Auto Collision Repair; Mason Lane (Defiance) Cosmetology; Alli Corbin (Evergreen) Fire & Rescue; and Jocelynn Smith (Fairview) Cosmetology.

Skills USA Students Advance to State Competition

Skills USA - Defiance
Contest participants from Defiance county are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Lily Maldonado (Ayersville) Barbering; Rose Swift (Ayersville) Barbering; Katy Jo Gebers (Fairview) Advertising Design; Scott Hicks (Fairview) Collision Repair; and Tanner Polito (Fairview) Automotive Refinishing.

HOSA - Fulton & Henry
Contest participants from Fulton and Henry counties are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Jacob Schwartzengraber (Holgate) Precision Machining; Tyson Bullock (Napoleon) Precision Machining; Brandon Bennett (Holgate) Plumbing; and Jesse Rittichier (Wauseon) Precision Machining.  Absent from the photo are Lydia Epling (Archbold) Graphic Communications; Sam Haley (Pettisville) Collision Damage Appraisal; Audrey Honeck (Patrick Henry) EMT; and Adam Nienberg (Holgate) Technical Drafting.

Skills USA - Williams
Contest participants from Williams county are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Alea Johnson (Bryan) Graphic Communications; Tyler Conklin (Montpelier) Related Technical Math; and Gabe Ledyard (Bryan) Maintenance & Light Repair.  Absent from the photo are Caleb McCashen (Bryan) Additive Manufacturing; and Jiovanni Vargas-Velez (Bryan) Additive Manufacturing.