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.
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