UCS students honored for their skills
UCS students honored for their skills
Posted on 06/27/2018
Four students displaying their medalsSkillsUSA is a national organization with over 395,000 members from 54 states and territorial associations. Michigan has 101 chapters and over 4,648 members. 

The purpose of SkillsUSA is to prepare “high performance” workers and it does so by providing quality educational experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development.

Every student who participates in SkillsUSA is sponsored and advised by a dedicated Career and Technical Education instructor. The teacher and students spend many hours outside of the school
day preparing for and participating in these industry level competitions.

This year Utica Community Schools had several students that were highly successful, earning many medals at regional events. 

Student who earned top awards at the state conference in April held in Grand Rapids, Michigan are:

Center for Science and Industry 
Advisor Scott Spry

Electronics Technology – First Place Gold Medal
Jonathan Mauser – National Qualifier
Electronics Technology – Third Place Bronze Medal
Thomas Fezzey
Additive Manufacturing – First Place Gold Medal – National Qualifiers
Dakota Swan Stephen Jenkins