Lubbock ISD CTE Students Win Big at Skills USA Contest
Last weekend, 170 students from Lubbock ISD Career and Technical Education programs participated in the Annual SkillsUSA Texas District 3 Leadership and Skills Conference in Levelland. Out of the 492 competitors at the event, Lubbock ISD students earned 86 gold, 52 silver and 35 bronze medals, totaling 173 medals for the district. First- and second-place winners in each of their contest areas advanced to compete at the state SkillsUSA competition in Corpus Christi in April.
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills. Senior students, who excel in craftsmanship and leadership, also received scholarships to attend South Plains College in the fall.