Fairfield Career Center students earn medals at SkillsUSA State Contest
26 Fairfield Career Center students participated in the SkillsUSA Ohio State Contest in Columbus on April 25, 2018. After competing in 14 events, Fairfield Career Center’s SkillsUSA chapter won four medals and earned a Chapter Excellence Award.
The Fairfield Career Center SkillsUSA Chapter received the Gold Chapter Excellence Award, which requires schools to showcase activities that promote workplace, personal, and technical skills through student-led projects during the school year.
The students who earned medals during the competitions include:
Megan Brandenburg (Teays Valley High School), Allie Chandler (Groveport Madison High School), Layniesha Tilley (Reynoldsburg High School), all seniors in the Exercise Science program, in the Community Service Contest;
Austin Hanneman, a junior HVAC student from Teays Valley High School, in the Related Technical Math Contest;
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations. More than 300,000 student and advisors join SkillsUSA annually, organized into more than 18,000 sections and 52 state and territorial associations. Combining alumni and lifetime membership, the total number reached this year is more than 360,000. SkillsUSA has served more than 11.9 million members since its founding in 1965. In Ohio, more than 29,000 students and instructors join annually.