SkillsUSA Students Elected as National Officers
Leaders will Meet with Industry Partners and Enhance Professional Skills
Leesburg, Va.— Six SkillsUSA students were selected by their peers to serve as national officers during the 57th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held virtually, June 14-24. The students, representing both high school and college/postsecondary schools in various fields of career and technical education, will serve for one year as leaders for the organization, representing all SkillsUSA student members. Elections were held during the national conference through a formal election process in the SkillsUSA House of Delegates.
The following students were elected at-large. Their individual offices will be determined during their training, to be held July 19-26 in Alexandria, Va.
- Ambuja Sharma, a law, public safety, corrections and security student at Cambridge High School in Milton, Ga.
- Caroline Daley, an automotive and manufacturing student at Northeast High School in Saint Petersburg, Fla.
- Cody Douglas, a cosmetology student at Bay Path High School in Charlton, Mass.
- Lindsey Lanman, a criminal justice student at Wylie (Texas) East High School.
- Noa Garcia, an energy and industrial technology student at West-MEC Southwest Campus in Buckeye, Ariz.
- Christopher Anderson, a drafting and design technology student at Ozark Technical College in Springfield, Mo.
SkillsUSA is a nonprofit partnership of education and industry founded in 1965 to strengthen our nation’s skilled workforce. Driven by employer demand, SkillsUSA helps students develop necessary personal and workplace skills along with technical skills grounded in academics. This SkillsUSA Framework empowers every student to succeed at work and in life, while helping to close the skills gap in which millions of positions go unfilled. Through SkillsUSA’s championships program and curricula, employers have long ensured schools are teaching relevant technical skills, and with SkillsUSA’s new credentialing process, they can now assess how ready potential employees are for the job. SkillsUSA has members nationwide in high schools, colleges and middle schools, covering over 130 trade, technical and skilled service occupations, and is recognized by the U.S. departments of Education and Labor as integral to career and technical education. We have served nearly 13.8 million members since 1965. For more information: www.skillsusa.org.
Jane Short or Karen Kitzel, SkillsUSA
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