WTHS CTE Students Awarded at SkillsUSA

WTHS CTE Students Awarded at SkillsUSA
Posted on 09/01/2022

BALTIMORE, MD (August 22, 2022) – Maryland’s SkillsUSA delegation brought home 15 medals from the 58th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), recently held in Atlanta, Georgia.  A team of the State’s most talented Career and Technical Education (CTE) high school students showcased their skills in 80 CTE competitions. Demonstrating exemplary CTE training and preparation, Maryland students challenged 5,100 other student champions from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Maryland students competing in Graphic Communications, Graphic Imaging-Sublimation, Firefighting and Medical Assisting are among the best in the nation, returning with gold medals. Students also placed in several other areas. Silver medals were earned in the Job Interview, Telecommunications Cabling, and Principles of Engineering Technology competitions, and bronze medals were awarded to students competing in the Career Pathways Showcase, Community Action Project and Promotional Bulletin Board assessments.

SkillsUSA Maryland, a premier Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO), has a statewide membership of 3,200 high school students. Members have consistently demonstrated their expertise and professionalism while participating in a variety of leadership and competitive conferences and events throughout the year.

The following Worcester students placed in the top 10 during the national competition:

Silver Medal – Principles of Engineering – Technology

Matthew Beck: Worcester Technical High School – Worcester County

6th Place – American Spirit

Brianna Angelo, Jessica Beck, Miah Schwind: Worcester Technical High School – Worcester County

For more information about SkillsUSA, please contact Charles Wallace, Coordinator of Career Programs and Student Organizations, Division of Career and College Readiness, Maryland State Department of Education at [email protected] or 410-767-8872.

Additional information can be found on the official SkillsUSA Maryland website.