Students Make Impressive Showing in Regional SkillsUSA Competition
Schools across the nation are celebrating Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month in February. To recognize this annual event, SkillsUSA hosts the Maryland regional competition to highlight student excellence in CTE programs. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled work force.
Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) students made an impressive showing during the SkillsUSA Maryland Regional Competition on February 8 at Thomas Edison High School of Technology in Montgomery County. During the competition, students demonstrated occupational and leadership skills as they competed for medals, scholarships, and prizes in their area of expertise.
The PGCPS students listed below placed in the regional competition. First, second, and third place winners will take part in the state competitions March 25-26.
Crossland High School
Alfonso Dixon, Culinary Arts, 1st Place
Miguel Acosta, Masonry, 1st Place
Rogene Matthews, IT Essentials (Computer Repair), 3rd Place
Sheldon White, Internetworking, 4th Place
Suitland High School
Cornelius Sekamatte, Internetworking, 1st Place
Keith Dawson II, Internetworking, 2nd Place
Frank Richardson III, Internetworking, 3rd Place
• SkillsUSA Maryland Web Site