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.