SkillsUSA Region 1 competitions were held on December 1 at the Georgia Northwestern Technical College--Rock Springs campus. SkillsUSA offers its members many opportunities for growth through competition. Some 275 students from across Northwest GA showcased skills acquired in their career technical pathways. Students placing 1st and 2nd in their contest areas advance to SkillsUSA State competitions in March 2018.
Ten College and Career Academy students were amongst those who put forth their very best efforts in contest areas. Six CCA students were awarded 2nd and 3rd place medals:
Jada Bitner--2nd Place--Extemporaneous Speaking
Robert Gilbert--2nd Place--T-Shirt Design
Kaitlin Bostick--2nd Place--Early Childhood Education
Darien Pasley--3rd Place--Cabinet Making
Lenayah Taylor--3rd Place--Job Skills Demo A
Josie Blaylock--3rd Place--Advertising Design