Students from Virginia high school and college technical education programs won the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.
Industry leaders representing over 1,100 businesses, corporations, trade associations and unions recognized the students for their demonstrated excellence in 98 hands-on occupational and leadership contests, such as robotics, criminal justice, aviation maintenance and public speaking. All contests are designed, run and judged by industry using industry standards.
- Eric Martin, from Chesterfield and a student at Chesterfield Tech Center, was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in Electrical Construction Wiring.
- Christina Rivera, from Chesterfield and a student at Chesterfield Tech Center, was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in Commercial Baking.