This group of students from the Belmont Career Center will be competing in the 62nd annual Ohio SkillsUSA state contest on April 15-16, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled, service and health occupations.
Pictured, from left, are Amanda Tredway, Allied Health Science, Bellaire, competing in job skill demonstration; August Davis-Bess, Dental Assisting, St. Clairsville, competing in dental assisting; Christina Stillwell, Visual Graphics and Web Design, St. Clairsville, competing in advertising design; Caleb Hayes, Drafting and CAD Applications, Union Local, competing in architectural design; Dakota Blake, Drafting and CAD Applications, Bridgeport, competing in technical drafting; and Jamie Bumgardner, Allied Health Science, Union Local, competing in medical assisting.
First place winners at the state contest will advance to the National SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City in June. Debbie Hawthorne serves as Ohio SkillsUSA advisor for the Career Centers.