SkillsUSA Team Brings Home Silver

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Oconee Fall Line Technical College’s SkillsUSA team participated in the 52nd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference. Team members Christie Boston, LaWhitney Clover, Leslie Rainge, Rosa Rojo, Nikita Mincey, Erin Sterling and Deric Thomas won silver medals in the Opening and Closing category.

The conference is the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades. Quality career and technical education was the centerpiece of the conference. More than 15,000 students, teachers, education leaders, and representatives from 600 national corporations, trade associations, businesses and labor unions participated in the event. The highlight event was the annual SkillsUSA Championships which featured 100 hands-on skill and leadership competitions.