Tri-County students bring home gold medals from national SkillsUSA competition
Two students from Tri-County Regional’s Engineering Technology Program claimed top honors at the 2015 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky.
Tyler Thomas, a rising senior from North Attleborough, and Josh Fuller, a 2015 graduate from Plainville, received gold medals in the Additive Manufacturing competition at the annual conference.
Two recent graduates of Tri-County’s Post-secondary programs also received medals. Cheyne Johnson, a Practical Nursing graduate from Norfolk, received a silver medal in Related Technical Math. Dian Tobin, a Cosmetology graduate from Franklin, received a bronze medal in the Cosmetology competition.
More than 16,000 people from across the United States participated in the annual event, which was held from June 22 through June 26.
SkillsUSA is a national professional organization for career and technical students that provides leadership, citizenship and character development programs. Competitions run at the local and state level give students the opportunity to demonstrate both occupational and leadership skills. All Tri-County students are members of SkillsUSA.