The Sarasota County Technical Institute is one of this years host schools for the SkillsUSA Region VI Contest.
SkillsUSA Students compete in leadership and skills contests at the Local/Regional Contest, with the opportunity to advance to the state and possibly qualify for the national contest. We wish the best of luck to all students participating!
The SCTI Regional Contest Dates:
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Baking and Leadership Contests
- Baking Contest begins
8:00am for High School Students
12:00 noon for Adult Students
- Leadership Contests
Friday, February 26, 2010
SkillsUSA Contests Registration 7:15am - 7:45am
SkillsUSA Contests Begin: 8:00am
The following contests will be held at Lee County High Tech Central
Registration begins at 9:00am and contests will begin at 9:30am.
- Residential Wiring
- Automotive Service Refinishing
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving more than 245,000 high school and college students and professional members who are enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and serviced occupations, including health occupations. SkillsUSA has almost a quarter million student members annually, organized into 13,000 chapters and 54 state and territorial associations (including the District of Colombia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands).
SkillsUSA prepares America's high performance workers. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills. It emphasizes total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work. Skills USA also promotes understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service activities.
Check out the SkillsUSA website for additional information.
If you are interested in learning more about SkillsUSA at SCTI, please speak with your program teacher.