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BOCES team excels at Skills competition

Approximately 850 students from 17 districts across the region attended the event. The BOCES team included 75 students who competed in 38 different contests. Additionally, all 75 participated in the SkillsUSA Statesman Award, which recognizes those who demonstrate leadership skills and have mastered certain requirements in leadership training.

SkillsUSA is a national career and technical organization serving more than 320,000 students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.  SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel and provides educational programs, events and competitions that support career and technical education (CTE) in the nation’s classrooms.