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NCC Students Win Awards at SkillsUSA National Conference

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Nash Community College SkillsUSA members competed and won awards during the 54th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 25-29, 2018, in Louisville, KY. NCC competing for the first time in the Technical Computer Applications category won first place for Nationals after placing first in the state.

NCC’s final national results: Heather Poythress, 1st in Technical Computer Applications; Celeste Powell, Brandy Davis, Gabrielle Simmons, 6th in Career Pathways Showcase; and Emanuel Castaneda, 32nd in Welding. Great job by all NCC students and advisers.

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Nash Community College’s chapter was chartered during the Spring 2017 Semester signifying the partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to promote a highly skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel by providing educational programs, leadership opportunities, events and competitions that support career and technical education (CTE).