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NCC Celebrates SkillsUSA Week

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Nash Community College held a celebration Tuesday, February 4 to promote technical training in honor of SkillsUSA Week, February 2-8, 2020. Each year, SkillsUSA Week gives state associations, advisers and student members the opportunity to promote SkillsUSA programs and activities at the local and state level.

Special guest JP Hill, president of Nomaco, addressed attendees with a message of empowerment and applauded their dedication to becoming skilled professionals. “We are proud to support this great program and are adopting the SkillsUSA framework at Nomaco,” said Hill.

Nomaco, the sponsor of SkillsUSA Week 2020, is a leader in the design and extrusion of custom engineered foam products and components for a wide range of markets including construction, home furnishings, packaging, fitness & recreation and more.

In addition, Nomaco donated $5,000 to Nash Community College, with $2500 awarded to Associate in Engineering initiatives and $2,500 to the NCC SkillsUSA Chapter general fund.

Nash Community College’s SkillsUSA chapter is a partnership of students, instructors, and industry working together to address industry needs and promoting a skilled local workforce. Participation helps students excel by providing educational programs, leadership opportunities, events and competitions that support career and technical education.

Students enrolled in Nash Community College’s Computer Engineering Technology, Cosmetology, Electronic Engineering Technology, Industrial Systems, Automotive, Culinary, Medical Assisting, Computer-Integrated Machining, Welding, Criminal Justice, and Advertising and Graphic Design programs are invited to participate in the SkillsUSA Chapter.