• SkillsUSA District 
     
    SkillsUSA Is Changing Lives!
    SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry leaders working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce today and into the future. Originally founded in 1965 as Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA), SkillsUSA is a national organization that empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders, and responsible citizens.

    SkillsUSA helps students excel. With a nationwide network of members to bond with, our students develop their self-confidence, work attitude, and communication skills through leadership, teamwork, and community service. While competing at the district, state, and national levels in their technical areas, our students discover and grow their career passions and learn to value their own self-worth.

    Do you want to be more involved with SkillsUSA and take part in their educational programs, events, or competitions? Check out the following conferences:


    SkillsUSA District V Leadership Conference
    Our students are honored to compete among the states' most talented vocational-technical students in the annual SkillsUSA competitions. The 2024 season of events starts at BVT on Wednesday, March 13th, with the SkillsUSA District V Competition via online testing. 
     
     
    SkillsUSA State Leadership & Skills Conference 
    Those students skilled enough to win at the district level will compete at the SkillsUSA State Leadership & Skills Conference Championships. The Leadership Events will be held at the Best Western in Marlborough, and the hands-on competitions at BVT on Friday, April 26th. These competitions will be open between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. for public viewing. To view the 50th Annual 2024 State Leadership & Skills Conference, visit SkillsUSA Massachusetts. There will be an awards ceremony on Saturday, April 27th, at the Best Western in Marlborough. The awards ceremony was closed to the public. 


    SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference 
    In 2024, competitions will be held from Monday, June 24th – Friday, June 28th, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Champions from all over the US will have an opportunity to participate in the SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference and compete in events featuring competitions, national officer elections, and business and industry partners and sponsors. 


  • The Results Are In for SkillsUSA Massachusetts
    District V Leadership Conference

    The SkillsUSA competitions are off to an impressive start for BVT. Our students brought home a total of 94 medals, earning 36 gold, 27 silver, 31 bronze medals, and 9 sweeps at the district event. Congratulations! Our students will now compete at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference Championships held on our campus on Friday, April 26th.

    The following students, organized by hometown, earned gold, silver, and bronze medals at the SkillsUSA Massachusetts District V Leadership Conference:


    Bellingham
    Silver: Charlie Leighton, Major Appliance Technology; Kiele Sarnie, Carpentry; Lucien Stenehjem, Robotics & Automation Tech; and Tan Tran, Restaurant Service. 

    Bronze: Pyper Bourre, Health Knowledge Bowl; and Matthew Skarin, Welding.
     

    Blackstone 
    Gold: Haley McKinnon, Photography; and Carolyn Powers, Collision Damage Appraisal.

    Silver: Mia DelVecchio, Baking & Pastry Arts; and Ella Ruth, Welding. 

    Bronze: Paige Connolly, Baking & Pastry Arts; Parker Guilbert, Nail Care; and Samaria Saylor, Web Design.


    Douglas
    Gold: Caitlin Kelly, First Aid/CPR; Om Patel, Mobile Robotics Technology; Samantha Pinto, Health Knowledge Bowl; and Skyler Robinson, Restaurant Service. 

    Silver: Colin Lavoie, Photography.

    Bronze: Addison Taylor, Nurse Assisting.


    Grafton
    Silver: Connor Mcinerney, HVAC/R; Cooper Often, Mechatronics; Owen O’Packi, Television (Video) Production; and Ryan St. Angelo, Culinary Arts.

    Bronze: Audrey Bell, Robotics & Automation Tech; Zoey Dauderis, Basic Health Care; Isabella Grabau, Power Equipment Technology; Soumith Madadi, Computer Programming; and Benjamin Miller, Urban Search & Rescue.


    Hopedale
    State Officer Candidate
    : Kallie Allen.

    Gold: Gabriella Griffin, Health Knowledge Bowl; and Joshua Maillet, Diesel Equipment Technology.

    Silver: Jason Abbruzzese, Mobile Robotics; and Igor Freeman, Additive Manufacturing.

    Bronze: John Fumia, Television (Video) Production; Ashlyn Leonard, Health Knowledge Bowl; Eleanor Poitras, Health Knowledge Bowl; and Mikayla Sanosi, Web Design.


    Mendon 
    Gold: Kalynn Bellefontaine, Nurse Assisting; Noah LeFave, Electronics Technology; Leila Leyvas, Health Knowledge Bowl; Abigail Scharnagle, Medical Math; and Arthur Tusoni, Television (Video) Production.

    Bronze: Sophia Blalock, Cosmetology Over 500 Hours; and Charles Lozeau, Mobile Robotics Technology.


    Milford
    Gold: Lacey Coffman, Advertising Design; and Lizmary Vidal-Sanchez, Dental Assisting.

    Silver: Andrew Dolan, Basic Health Care. 

    Bronze: Julia Ribeiro, Esthetics.


    Millbury
    Gold: Camden Darrell, CNC 2 Axis Turning Programmer; Mason Diosomito, Mechatronics; Dylan Fleming, Major Appliance Technology; and Jayden Quang, Mechatronics. 

    Silver: Jack Kenary, Television (Video) Production.

    Bronze: Nicole Boucher, Health Knowledge Bowl; Wyatt Darrell, Mechatronics; and Jonathan Tremblay, Diesel Equipment Technology.


    Millville
    Bronze: Hannah Murphy, Photography. 


    Northbridge
    Gold: Sosie Derkosrofian, Medical Terminology; Catherine Kingsbury, Customer Service; Dylan Leeds, Mobile Robotics Technology; Kayla Leppamaki, Robotics & Automation Tech; and Emma Vaughan, Baking & Pastry Arts.

    Silver: Kayla Chausse, Cosmetology Under 500 Hours; Zabel Derkosrofian; Technical Computer Applications; Haley Marston, Dental Assisting; and Connor Mcquilkin, Automotive Refinishing Technology. 

    Bronze: Maddison Dos Santos, HVAC/R; and Mikaela Sadik, Television (Video) Production. 


    Sutton
    Gold: Caroline Martin, Additive Manufacturing. 

    Silver: Alexandra Nunnemacher, Painting & Design Technology.

    Bronze: Benjamin Hicks, Electronics Technology. 


    Upton
    Gold: Cassidy Lyon, Health Knowledge Bowl; and Ryan Poirier, CNC 3 Axis Milling Programmer.

    Silver: Justin Fransen, Mechatronics; and Laith Shloul, Telecommunications Cabling.

    Bronze: Ryan May, Urban Search & Rescue; and Van Richard, Mobile Robotics Technology.


    Uxbridge
    Gold: Caterina Corapi, Robotics & Automation Tech; Samuel Kirby, Telecommunications Cabling; Brendan Knox, Cosmetology Under 500 Hours; Matteo Lame, Power Equipment Technology; Samantha Makynen, Additive Manufacturing; Cole Pinchuck, HVAC/R; Joshua Thompson, Television (Video) Production; Eli Tripp, Culinary Arts; and Samuel Waugh, Electrical Construction Wiring. 

    Silver: Kali Bly, Cosmetology Over 500 Hours; Jacob Giancola, Robotics & Automation Tech; Avery Herrick, Advertising Design; Makaylah Holzman, Additive Manufacturing; and Daniel Noel, Mobile Robotics.  

    Bronze: Breanna Donahue, Telecommunications Cabling; Dylan Ryan, Mechatronics; Roan Tajiani, Major Appliance Technology; and Stephanie Zaitoun, Robotics & Automation Tech.




     

     
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  • SkillsUSA Chapter Meetings


    Join us for our monthly chapter
    meetings by reaching out to an advisor
    for more information.      

    Chapter Advisor:
    Becky Corda

    All are welcome to attend!