Good luck to the six 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 and Criminal Justice faculty member, Mike Pezzullo, for the national competition scheduled for June 24-27, 2014.
SkillsUSA is national organization serving more than 300,000 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 6,000 students will compete in 99 occupational and leadership skill areas.
New England Institute of Technology has a postsecondary Chapter of SkillsUSA.
The six gold medalists competing at the national competition are:
- Architectural Drafting: Rachael Calder
- Crime Scene Investigation: Raven Staplins, Kristine Gillespie, Bindi Patel
- Automotive Service Technology: Peter Huckins
- Prepared Speech (Building Construction student): Amanda Balch
If you are headed to the competition in Kansas City and have interest in learning more about New England Institute of Technology be sure to visit our booth #363 and say hi to Erin Flynn, Manager of Admissions Outreach and Events.