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    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. Celebrating its 50th year, 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
    State Leadership & Skills Conference
    In an incredible showcase of Champions at Work, our student competitors achieved remarkable results: 27 Gold, 23 Silver, and 19 Bronze medals for a total of 69 medals. Congratulations!

    The gold medalists earn the right to represent SkillsUSA Massachusetts and compete with champions from all over the country at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, this June. The exceptions are the Cosmo under 500 and Safety Poster Design Team gold medalists who only compete at the state level and do not advance. However, Kallie Allen, the Sticker Design, and the Safety Poster Design Team winners will serve as National Voting Delegates.

    The following students, organized by hometown, earned gold, silver, and bronze medals at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference:

    Bellingham
    Gold: Sophie Jacobson, Promotional Bulletin Board; Elizabeth Moroz, Safety Poster Design Team; and Kiele Sarnie, Carpentry. 

    Silver: Ellen Franco, Cyber Security.


    Blackstone 
    Gold: Darshannie Francis-Drackett, Health Occupations Portfolio; and Carolyn Powers, Collision Damage Appraisal. 

    Bronze: Mia DelVecchio, Baking & Pastry Arts; and Parker Guilbert, Nail Care.


    Douglas
    Gold: Colin Lavoie, Photography; Om Patel, Mobile Robotics; and Skyler Robinson, Restaurant Service. 

    Silver: Emily Muniz: Principles of Technology; Samantha Pinto, Health Knowledge Bowl; and Tyler Stevens, Cyber Security.

    Bronze: Haley Chamberlain, Esthetics. 


    Grafton
    Gold: Cooper Often, Mechatronics; Owen O'Packi, Television & Video Production; and Ryan St. Angelo, Culinary Arts. 

    Silver: Christopher Joiner, Bio Tech Knowledge Bowl. 
     
    Bronze: Caitlin Brown: Job Demonstration Open; Connor Mcinerney, HVAC/R; Ava Mills, Career Pathways Showcase Ind & Eng; and Grant Purcell, Career Pathways Showcase Ind & Eng. 


    Hopedale
    State Officer Elect
    : Kallie Allen

    Gold: Josh Maillet, Diesel Equipment Technology.

    Silver: Ella Foster, Engineering Technology; Igor Freeman, Additive Manufacturing; and Gabriella Griffin, Health Knowledge Bowl.


    Mendon 
    Silver: Noah LeFave: Electronics; and Leila Leyvas, Health Knowledge Bowl. 

    Bronze: Kalynn Bellefontaine, Nurse Assisting.


    Milford
    Gold: Nelle Norris, Chapter Display; and Emma Sanborn Promotional Bulletin Board.  

    Silver: Matthew Hunter, Bio Tech Knowledge Bowl. 

    Bronze: Lacey Coffman, Advertising Design; Julia Ribeiro, Esthetics; and Lizmary Vidal-Sanchez, Dental Assisting. 


    Millbury
    National Voting Delegate:
    Elizabeth Moroz.

    Gold: Jack Kenary, Television & Video Production; and Madison Moore, Promotional Bulletin Board.

    Silver: Mason Diosomito, Mechatronics; Allison Garden, Engineering Technology; and Jayden Quang, Mechatronics.

    Bronze: Dylan Fleming, Residential Commercial Appliance; Anthony Octavius, Internet of Things; and Giana Piscitelli, Nail Care. 


    Northbridge
    National Voting Delegate:
    Nicolette Paradis. 

    Gold: Ava Bates, Cosmetology Under (500 Hrs.); Kayla Chausse, Cosmetology Under (500 Hrs.); Sosie Derkosrofian, Medical Terminology; Logan Feehan, Chapter Display; Dylan Leeds, Mobile Robotics; Nicolette Paradis, Sticker Design; and Jonathan Spiller, Chapter Display. 

    Silver: Zabel Derkosrofian, Technical Computer Applications; and Isabella Reed, Bio Tech Knowledge Bowl. 

    Bronze: Kayla Leppamaki, Robotics & Automation Tech


    Sutton
    Gold: Caroline Martin, Additive Manufacturing.


    Upton
    Gold: Justin Fransen, Mechatronics.

    Silver: Cassidy Lyon, Health Knowledge Bowl.  


    Uxbridge
    National Voting Delegate:
    Charlotte Lewis.

    Gold: Charlotte Lewis, Safety Poster Design Team; and Samantha Makynen, Additive Manufacturing. 

    Silver: Gabrielle Gannon, Engineering Technology; Makaylah Holzman, Additive Manufacturing; Cole Pinchuck, HVAC/R; Mikaela Swanson, Bio Tech Knowledge Bowl; Eli Tripp, Culinary Arts; and Samuel Waugh, Electrical Construction Wiring. 

    Bronze: Kali Bly, Cosmetology Over 500 Hrs; Caterina Corapi, Robotics & Automation Tech; Samuel Kirby, Telecommunications Cabling; and Grace Mathieu, Career Pathways Showcase Ind & Eng. 




     

     
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  • SkillsUSA Chapter Meetings


    Join us for our monthly chapter
    meetings by reaching out to our advisor
    Becky Corda, for more information.      

    All are welcome to attend!


    SkillsUSA Sticker Design 2024
    GOLD MEDAL DESIGN!
    Congratulations to Nicolette Paradis,
    a freshman in Multimedia Communications,
    for scoring GOLD in the SkillsUSA
    Sticker Design Contest at this year's
    State Competition.