Salt Lake Community College students competed in the country’s largest collegiate job skills program at the 2012 SkillsUSA National Competition in Kansas City, Missouri. The College had twenty-three students competing in fifteen categories at the national competition. SLCC students won four gold medals, three silver medals and one bronze medal.
“We are very proud of all of our students who demonstrated the excellence required to participate in the national SkillsUSA competition and congratulate them, their club advisor Mark Kranendonk and to all of the wonderful faculty members who trained and taught them,” said SLCC Dean of the School of Technical Specialties Rick Bouillon. “Winning medals at this competition is a great validation of their skills and bodes well for their futures in their chosen professions.”
SkillsUSA is SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. The organization’s mission is to help its members become world-class workers, leaders and responsible citizens. With 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations, SkillsUSA serves more than 300,000 students each year.
The complete list of SkillsUSA 2012 medal winners from all institutions from across the country can be found at: http://www.skillsusa.org/compete/results.shtml.