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Middle School Students Gear Up for SkillsUSA State Competition

A total of 14 students from Byrd and Kennemer middle schools are preparing for the SkillsUSA State Conference held April 4-7 in Corpus Christi, Texas.


SkillsUSA helps students in career and technical education excel in leadership skills, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and occupational skills to ensure that the country has a skilled workforce. Competitive events fall into three categories: leadership development, skilled and technical sciences, and job exhibits. State competition events include Prepared Speech, Pin Design, Job Skill Demonstration and more.


See the full list of students who will compete below:


Byrd Middle SchoolByrd Middle School SkillsUSA participants

Elicia DuBois

Taniyah Ford

Skylar Henderson

Kaitlyn Johnson

Daqwalyn King

Makayla Tolbert

Jordyn Velasquez

One name was withheld due to student privacy designations


Kennemer Middle School

Mia Hawkins

Madisyn Jackson

Preston Lee

Ximena Maldonado

Paij Price

Karla Torres

Kennemer Middle School SkillsUSA participants


Published 3/25/19