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Idaho State University students take gold at SkillsUSA conference

Posted April 14, 2010

Idaho State University, College of Technology SkillsUSA Chapter members recently returned from the SkillsUSA state leadership and skills conference in Boise.  Competitors representing high schools and colleges from throughout the state competed in more than forty competitions.

ISU SkillsUSA members brought home 18 medals, of which seven are gold.

The following ISU chapter members received gold medals at the state competition and will travel to Kansas City, Missouri, in June to represent ISU at the national competition.

Aircraft Maintenance - Shawn Albano

Automotive Collision Repair/Refinishing (Repair) – Paul Baker

Automotive Collision Repair/Refinishing  (Job Skill Demonstration) – Hollie Wood

Information Technology Systems (PC Repair) – Timothy Dahlquist

Diesel Technology – Taylor Harper

Electronic Systems – Brody Holyoak  

Welding –  Nestor Machuca

SkillsUSA is a national organization which provides quality educational experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development.  It builds and enforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills, emphasizing total quality at work, high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education and pride in the dignity of work.  SkillsUSA also promotes an understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service activities.