SkillsUSA Recognizes 24 School Shop Programs

May 9, 2019
SkillsUSA recently named two dozen SkillsUSA chapters as models of excellence for 2019.

May 9, 2019—SkillsUSA recently named 24 SkillsUSA chapters as models of excellence for 2019. The schools were recognized for exemplary integration and application of personal, workplace and technical skills in their SkillsUSA chapter activities. 

The 24 models of excellence chapters will participate in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., June 24-28. Activities include finalist interviews, an awards dinner at the Kentucky Derby Museum, and recognition at the SkillsUSA awards ceremony in front of more than 12,000 students, instructors and business leaders. 

The 24 schools receiving the 2019 models of excellence award recognition include:

  • Arizona — Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education, Willow Canyon High School
  • California — Norwalk High School
  • Colorado — Durango High School, Thomas Jefferson High School
  • Georgia — Cross Keys High School, Greenbrier High School, Grovetown High School, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College
  • Massachusetts — Greater Lowell Technical High School, Lynn Vocational Technical Institute
  • Missouri — New Madrid R-I Tech Skills Center
  • New Jersey — Bergen County Academies, Gloucester County Institute of Technology, Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools – East Brunswick Campus
  • New Mexico — Deming High School
  • North Carolina — Catawba Valley Community College
  • Ohio — Buckeye Hills Career Center, Upper Valley Career Center, Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Centers – Vanguard Campus
  • Oklahoma — Geary High School
  • Tennessee —Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Pulaski
  • Wisconsin — New Berlin West High School
  • Wyoming — Central High School

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