Tag Archives: SkillsUSA

Yamaha Marine continues support of SkillsUSA

Yamaha Marine supported the 2023 National SkillsUSA Competition in Atlanta, Ga., June 19-23, through the organization and facilitation of the Marine Service Technology competition segment. In addition to the marine technology events, the national competition, which took place at the Georgia World Congress Center, also featured welding, construction trades, manufacturing, transportation, health care, hospitality, human services and more. SkillsUSA is a national ...

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ABYC supports next generation workforce at SkillsUSA competition

This week the American Boat & Yacht Council (ABYC) is participating in and judging student Marine Service Technology competitions at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, June 19-23 in Atlanta, Georgia. The annual event serves as a platform to recognize and celebrate the nation’s finest career and technical education students, with over 110 competitions and 10,000 participants in attendance. ...

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Yamaha Marine team members named to SkillsUSA contest chairs

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Yamaha U.S. Marine Business Unit announced Kerry Schroder, Senior District Service Manager and Ron Lubic, District Service Manager will serve as the Florida Technical and Co-Technical contest chairs for the SkillsUSA Marine Service Technology competition. Schroder and Lubic each have over 25 years of experience in the marine industry and work with technical schools throughout the state of Florida by connecting ...

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The SkillsUSA Reveille

By Margaret Podlich Thousands of polite, pulled-together, 16-22 year olds descended on Atlanta during a sweltering week in June. They hailed from high schools, post-secondary technical schools, and community colleges from around the country. All students were required to dress appropriately for their trade, so some were in white double-breasted chef coats, others in pressed Carhartt khaki top and bottom ...

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SkillsTrader partners with SkillsUSA

SkillsTrader and SkillsUSA have announced that the companies have entered a partnership that will support workforce development. The agreement brings together SkillsTrader’s digital platform built and SkillsUSA’s community of 333,527 students and educators from 53 states. Through this partnership, SkillsTrader will provide financial support for SkillsUSA’s National Leadership and Skills Conference, specifically, the Advisor’s Call to Action Breakfast, the Business ...

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Volvo Penta supports SkillsUSA National Championships for vocational students

The nation’s leading high school and college-aged vocational students gathered in Louisville, Ky., last month to demonstrate their technical skills and knowledge at the SkillsUSA National Championships – and Chesapeake-based Volvo Penta was there to support them. A highlight of the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, the Championships attract more than 6,000 outstanding career and technical education students who ...

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