SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel. 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. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America). To learn more about SkillsUSA, please visit http://www.skillsusa.org
In 2010, I not only placed at the national level for the first time, but I also designed the South Carolina state SkillsUSA t-shirt, as well as party favors and tote bags for our state champions dinner in the hotel ballroom at the National Leadership and Skills Conference.