Nearly 900 students, advisors, and judges who represent business and industry from throughout the state participated in state contests throughout the month of February. Students demonstrated professionalism, leadership and skill attainment in 61 events. The awards culminated with more than $800,000 in student scholarships and prizes will be awarded from partners such as Automotive Training Center, Delaware Technical Community College, Universal Technical Institute, IBEW Local 313, Keen Gas Company, Lincoln Electric, Lowe’s, Miller Electric Manufacturing Company, Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College, and more.
The following student members were elected to serve on the State Officer Leadership Team for 2019 – 2020:
· Aidan Fitzgerald (POLYTECH) President · Noah Wandless (POLYTECH) Vice President of Community Service · Troy Bishop (POLYTECH) Vice President of Leadership
Delaware SkillsUSA is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) that recognizes the importance of students, teachers, and industry partners working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA incorporates curricular and co-curricular experiences to emphasize the importance of knowledge, leadership, skill development and teamwork. To learn more about Delaware SkillsUSA, please contact Mike Fitzgerald by phone at: (302) 857-3334 or by email at Mike.Fitzgerald@doe.k12.de.us.