Students Win Gold at
SkillsUSA State Competition
Two students qualify for the national SkillsUSA tournament


SkillsUSA Win Gold at State Competition

Mt. SAC vocational education students won three gold medals and a bronze at the SkillsUSA 47th Annual State Leadership Conference competition on April 24-27 in San Diego.

Jose Gomez (Azusa) won the gold medal in the electronic technology competition, and Hyun Cha (Rowland Heights) won the gold in telecommunications cabling. Both will represent Mt. SAC at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference competition on June 23-27 in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Sukhdav David Singh (Chino) took the gold medal in technical design, and Samuel Arrieta (Monrovia) won the bronze medal in telecommunications cabling.

The SkillsUSA championships are showcases for the best career and technical students in the country. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels. More than 5,600 students are expected to compete at this year’s national event.

Professor Max Lizarraga is the campus advisor for the SkillsUSA competitors.