SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference
SkillsUSA returns to Kansas City, Mo., June 26-29 for the 43rd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a showcase of career and technical education students.
More than 13,750 people — including students, teachers and business partners — are expected to participate in the weeklong event.
The SkillsUSA Championships will be held on Thursday, June 28 in H. Roe Bartle Hall and Municipal Auditorium. More than 4,500 outstanding career and technical education students — all state contest winners — will compete hands-on in 87 different trade, technical and leadership fields.
Students work against the clock and each other, proving their expertise in occupations like masonry, electronics, computer-aided drafting, precision machining, medical assisting and culinary arts.
Contests are run with the help of industry, trade associations and labor organizations, and test competencies are set by each industry.
The competitions will be open to the public and free of charge.
For more information, visit www.skillsusa.org/events/nlsc.shtml.
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