ABOUT: Skills USA is a national organization that focuses on career and technical education and development, and prepares a student for today's workforce. Students learn employability skills, teamwork, communication, decision making, safety & health, work ethics, professionalism, responsibility, adaptability & flexibility, and self motivation.
There are over 300,000 members across the country, who compete in their vocational area, at the Regional, State and National level.
Here at Dunedin High, students in Cosmetology, Architecture, Construction, and Robotics are allowed to join and become members. Not all students compete, but can actively participate in fundraisers to help fund events and contests.
State contest is the end of April in Pensacola for a week. Nationals are held in June in Louisville, Kentucky. The World championships are held this year in Abu Dhabi in October.
Secondary (high school) and post-secondary students compete in over 150 different skills and leadership contests.
Our students practice in their industrial / vocational classes. Membership is open until the end of October. At that time officers will be elected.
SCHEDULE: Meetings held throughout the year as needed.
Please join use in congratulating the following students for their HUGE success in the 2020 Skills USA Leadership and Skills Competition held Thursday, Feb. 6 at Marchman Technical College and PHCC.
The WINNERS/MEDALISTS are:
1st place – Alpha Lecard
2nd place – Dylan Martin
1st place – Hunter McRorey
Cosmetology Mens Haircutting
1st place – Ezra Parker
3rd place – Aylen Perez
1st place – Sydnee Main
1st place - Kelly Halstead/Corey Halstead
2nd place – Amy Readey/Cedaizha Jackson
Cosmetology Nail Care
1st place - Araceli Lopez/Ashley Nicajevski
2nd place – Lizzy Sarnago/Talaiya Perry
These competitors will now all advance to the State Final Contests held in Pensacola, April 19 – 21. Best of luck to them all, GOOOO FALCONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
And thank you Mr. Awe and Mrs. White for taking their students to a higher level and much success.