Nearly 400 students enrolled in automotive technology programs at area high schools participated in the Region 7 SkillsUSA Conference and Career Showcase hosted at Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC.
From the Watauga Democrat website:
Nearly 400 high school students participated in the Region 7 SkillsUSA Conference and Career Showcase hosted at Wilkes Community College Feb. 29.
The annual event is open to all SkillsUSA members and advisers, career and technical education students, business and industry partners and educational partners.
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations.
“This year’s event was the largest in our history of hosting the regional gathering,” said Hardin Kennedy, SkillsUSA college adviser.