Mason Co Area Technology Students Attend SkillsUSA Kentucky

Montgomery Co Area Technology Students Participate in The 2014-2015 REGION 12 SKILLS
USA COMPETITION on February 28.
Montgomery County Area Technology Center students participated in the Region 12 Skills USA
Competition on February 28 at Mason County Area Technology Center. Students from Foster Meade
CTC, Morgan County ATC, Montgomery County ATC, Mason County ATC and Fleming County High School
competed in leadership and technical competitions.
Students succeeding in their contest areas are eligible to attend Skills USA KY, which will be held at the
Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville, KY April 22-25, where approximately 1,000 students will compete in
occupational and leadership skill areas. Students attending the regional competition from Montgomery
Co ATC were Community Service: Eli Roach, Mecca Clark and Kendra Fugate, Auto Tech: Jonathan
Egelston and Jay Hardin, Carpentry: Dustin Parker, Welding Fabrication : Travis Dees, Mitchell Tabor
and Kyran Barnes, Welding I: Travis Mobley and Welding: Austin Arnett and Jonathan Glass.
Montgomery County ATC Skills USA Advisors are Jeff McCarty, Glendon Harris and Joe Mitchell.
Skills USA Kentucky is a chapter of the national organization, Skills USA, that serves trade, industrial, and
technical students in area technology centers, public high schools, career and technical centers, and
community and technical colleges state wide. Skills USA Kentucky has more than 5,600 students
members annually, organized into more than 125 sections and all of the counties in the Commonwealth.
Skills USA Kentucky has served more than 1.5 million members.
Skills USA Kentucky is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives; working
together to ensure Kentucky has a skilled work force. It helps each student to excel. Skills USA Kentucky
is an applied method for preparing Kentucky’s high performance workers in public career and technical
programs. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship
and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes, high ethical
standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. Skills USA Kentucky
also promotes understanding of the free enterprise system and involvement in community service.