SkillsUSA Gold Medalists
Pictured are TCAT Elizabethton gold medalists in Opening and Closing SkillsUSA state competition. They are, from the left, Cassie Morris, Carter County; Tammy Jones, Avery County, N.C.; Madelaine Redman, Hawkins County; Samuel Shell, Washington County; Autumn Bentley, Sullivan County; and Carla Wright, Hawkins County. Not pictured are Traci Ayers and Linda Pearce-Swain of Carter County.
Sixteen SkillsUSA gold medalists from TCAT Elizabethton competed in SkillsUSA national competition in Kansas City, Mo., June 24-28, 2013.
In April 2012, TCAT Elizabethton students received eight gold medals in SkillsUSA state competition and seven gold medals at SkillsUSA national competition in Kansas City, Mo., in June 2012.
More than 4,600 state gold medalists compete in 80 occupational and leadership skills areas at the national event. SkillsUSA programs include local, state and national competitions for students preparing for careers in health, trade, technical and skilled service occupations in high school, technology centers and colleges. SkillsUSA programs also help to establish industry standards for job skill training in the classroom.
John Lee, diesel instructor, and Charles Snodgrass, recruiter, are coordinators of SkillsUSA for TCAT Elizabethton. For additional information, telephone 423-543-0070, or visit www.tcatcelizabethton.edu.