Kennedy Students Compete at Skills USA
State Conference in Greensboro, NC
The Masonry students at John F. Kennedy High School and the Carpentry students at the Career Center High School pln to compete in the 2017 North Carolina SkillsUSA Leadership Conference: www.SkillsUSAnc.org
There are two varieties of competition – skills competitions and academic competitions. The skills competitions require students to apply their knowledge of their specific building trade to a project built on-site during the competition.
Below are photos from the 2016 competition in Greensboro:
Andry Pichardo (1st pic) and Solon Briggs (2nd pic), 1st year masonry students at John F. Kennedy High School, building a section of a wall at the competition. They had 2 hours to complete the project.
Over 2,500 students, instructors, industry members, and volunteers showcase their skills at the largest Career and Technical Education Competition in the state. Nearly 1,800 high school and postsecondary students will compete in over 106 different skills and leadership contests. The public is invited to view the day of championships April 26 – free of charge, which begis with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 9:00 am at the Greensboro Coliseum.