Rosedale Technical College Host of SkillsUSA District 8 Regional Competition

Feb 29 2016

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Rosedale Technical College recently hosted 48 high school students from career training centers in Pittsburgh and the surrounding area for this year’s SkillsUSA District 8 Regional Competition.

SkillsUSA is a national organization that partners with over 300,000 students, teachers and industry workers annually to serve as an advocate for specialized career training to ensure America has a skilled workforce for the future.  The organization has 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations.

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As part of the competition, students participated in hands-on skills tests in areas of automotive, diesel, electrical, HVAC and welding.  In addition, they also competed in a series of soft skills assessments.

Students who won their test categories during the competition have earned a berth to the state competition, which will take place April 13-15 in central Pennsylvania in Lebanon and Hershey to compete with students from eastern and central Pennsylvania.

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