109 ROC/CTEC Students Qualify for SkillsUSA State Competition

Regional Occupational Center and Career Technical Educational Center students part of the SkillsUSA Kern High chapter competed over several weekends in their respective competitions for the last two months with the help of their advisors in the SkillsUSA Regional Conference. We are proud to announce that 109 students in 36 different competitions have qualified and are advancing to compete in skill and leadership competitions for medals, scholarships and industry awards. 

The SkillsUSA students will compete in skill contests including welding, construction trades, graphic communications, transportation, health care, and human services as well as in leadership events like public speaking. See our school website for a list of contestants and medal counts from the regional competition: https://roc.kernhigh.org/skillsusakern

The SkillsUSA California championships will be held in Ontario, Ca from April 13th to the 16th.

  • At these competitions, students will work against the clock, proving their expertise and entry-level skills in occupations such as electronics, computer-aided drafting, precision machining, automotive service, medical assisting and culinary arts.
  • All contests are run with the support of industry experts, trade associations and labor organizations. Each event tests competencies set by industry standards and may include a written knowledge assessment, hands-on skill demonstration, a résumé review or personal interview.
  • First-place winners will be eligible to compete at the national SkillsUSA Championships in June.