Local students place in skills contest at DMACC
More than 400 students competed in the 2016 SkillsUSA Iowa State Leadership and Skills Conference. The event was April 28 and 29 on the DMACC Ankeny Campus. The students who received gold medals have earned the right to compete at the National SkillsUSA competition to be held in Louisville, Ky., this June.
The following DMACC students were place winners at the State SkillsUSA Contest: Automotive Service Technology, second place, David Griffith, Maxwell; CNC Turning, first place, Brian Wickman, Slater; and Advertising Design (High School), second place, Julie Rothfus, Polk City.
“SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. SkillsUSA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work.”