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High school students put real-world skills on display at regional competition

SkillsUSA students at competition On Jan. 11, Career Technical Education students from three high schools and five industry sectors (Arts, Media & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Engineering & Architecture, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development) participated in The SkillsUSA Region 4 Leadership & Skill Conference.

We were proud to send 46 students from Cordova High, 50 students from Folsom High and 23 students from Vista del Lago to spend the day at Sierra College, demonstrating their skills and knowledge in various events such as: CO2 Car Race, Community Service, Engineering Technology/Design, Urban Search and Rescue, Game Development, Woodworking, Principles of Engineering, Quiz Bowl, Web Design, Computer Programming, Related Technical Math and Television/Video Production.

Over 30 awards were handed out to FCUSD students! To see the complete list of awards by school please click here to visit our website

The next step for the 40 qualifying students is to participate in the53rd State Leadership & Skills Conference on April 16-19 at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, CA. We wish them well and will keep you posted.


-Angela Griffin Ankhelyi, APR, Community Engagement