Fifteen (15) Lake Technical College students competed in the SkillsUSA Florida state competitions in Pensacola, FL, held April 30 – May 2. Four of the fifteen students scored high marks and received medals in their competition: 2 bronze medals, 1 silver medal, and 1 gold medal. The gold medalist will proceed to the National Leadership and Skills Conference for the SkillsUSA Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, June 25-29, 2018 – more information on the conference and competitions can be found on the SkillsUSA website. According to SkillsUSA, “more than 16,000 people — including students, teachers, and business partners — are expected to participate in the week-long event.” We are extremely proud of all of our students who have competed thus far, both at the regional and state levels!
The Lake Tech SkillsUSA team is currently working to raise money to cover the cost of the trip to Louisville. There are several ways that individuals can donate – All proceeds will go toward the team’s trip:
- Call in a credit card: Call the Lake Tech Business Office and make a donation to the SkillsUSA fund, 352-589-2250, ext. 1827.
- Send or bring a check to Lake Tech: Make check payable to Lake Technical College and put SkillsUSA in the memo.
- Online donation: Donations can be made online via laketech.org and click on the “quick pay” tab. In the comments, please note SkillsUSA donation.
Congratulations to the following Lake Technical College students: (*secondary indicates a high school student who is dual-enrolled at Lake Technical College)