Collision Repair Technology (College/Postsecondary) Steve Liles, Gold Omar Peralta, Silver
Carpentry (College/Postsecondary) Sean Surden, Gold Guillermo Pedraza, Silver
The Pinellas Technical College medalists will go on to compete in the SkillsUSA State competition in Lakeland, Florida on April 23rd-26th.
About SkillsUSA SkillsUSA is a vital solution to the growing U.S. skills gap. This nonprofit partnership of students, instructors and industry ensures America has the skilled workforce it needs to stay competitive. Founded in 1965 and endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education, the association serves more than 300,000 member students and instructors each year in middle schools, high schools and colleges. This diverse talent pipeline covers 130 trade, technical and skilled service occupations, the majority STEM-related. More than 600 corporations, trade associations, businesses and labor unions actively support SkillsUSA at the national level. SkillsUSA programs are integrated into career and technical education through a framework of personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics. Local, state and national championships, designed and judged by industry, set relevant standards for career and technical education and provide needed recognition to its students. SkillsUSA also offers technical skill assessments and other workplace credentials. For more information, go to: www.SkillsUSA.org.
Pinellas Technical College
Clearwater Campus 6100 154th Avenue N Clearwater, FL 33760