Maryland Career & Technology Students Winners at National Conference
Maryland Career & Technology Student Organization
Wins 17 Medals at National Leadership and Skills Conference
Skillsusa Maryland Competitors
Best in the Nation in Five Competitions
BALTIMORE, MD (July 5, 2011) – Maryland’s SkillsUSA delegation brought home 17 medals from the recent 47th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City last month.
A team of the state’s most talented Career and Technology Education (CTE) high school students showcased their skills in 79 career and technical competitions. Maryland competitors earned an unprecedented ten gold medals this year. Demonstrating exemplary CTE training, Maryland students challenged 5,700 other student champions from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands.
Maryland students in Action Skills, Food and Beverage Service, Industrial Motor Control, Job Interview, and Quiz Bowl are officially among the best in the nation, returning with gold medals. Silver medals were awarded to students in Health Occupations Professional Portfolio, Preschool Teaching Assistant, T-Shirt Design, and Video Product Development. Bronze medals were awarded in Job Skills Demonstration and Photography.
SkillsUSA Maryland has a statewide membership of 5,100 high school students. Members have consistently demonstrated their expertise and professionalism while participating throughout the year in a variety of leadership and competitive conferences.
The Maryland State Department of Education, in cooperation with business, industry, and education partners, coordinates two annual statewide conferences to prepare students for this rigorous national competition.
Maryland CTE students representing 23 counties and Baltimore City competed at the 2011 SkillsUSA State Championships held at the Center of Applied Technology North, CCBC Catonsville, Anne Arundel Community Television, Anne Arundel County Fire Training Academy, Baltimore International College, Earlbeck Gases and Technologies, North County High School, and Printing Specialist Corporation.
The following students finished the national challenge with outstanding accomplishments:
SkillsUSA Maryland National Top Ten – 2011 NLSC
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