Good luck to the five New England Institute of Technology SkillsUSA first place winners who will be traveling to Kansas City, Missouri, with Amanda Metzger, New England Tech’s Special Events Coordinator, for the national competition scheduled for June 23-29, 2013.
SkillsUSA is national organization serving more than 264,500 high school students, college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations. During the annual national level SkillsUSA Championships, more than 4,500 students will compete in 77 occupational and leadership skill areas.
New England Institute of Technology has a postsecondary Chapter of SkillsUSA and on March 27, 2013, the Rhode Island SkillsUSA chapter held its annual awards ceremony at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence. The five gold medalists competing at the national competition are: Architectural Drafting: Rachael Calder; Crime Scene Investigation – 3 person team: Sara Vincent, Alicia Caruso, Tamena Amini; and Automotive Service Technology: Robert Perillo.