SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Currently, there are more than 18,000 sections in 52 states and territorial associations. SkillsUSA has served more than 12.2 million members since it was founded in 1965. SkillsUSA offers opportunities for students to compete in local, regional, state and national levels to demonstrate their skills but also earn scholarships monies. To learn more about SkillsUSA, visit

The SCC Chapter of SkillsUSA was founded in 2015 for students enrolled in technical and vocational programs. The chapter received the Largest Post-Secondary Membership Award at the 51st Annual SkillsUSA North Carolina Leadership & Skills Conference held in April 2016. At this same conference, members competed in events such as Fantasy Hair and Makeup (Cosmetology); Information Technology and Internetworking (Computer Information Technology); Job Skills Demonstration and Television Production (Broadcasting and Production Technology); Welding and Opening and Closing Ceremonies. SCC students received multiple awards at the event.


“SkillsUsa was a great experience to
test my skills and knowledge
against my peers across the state.”
Josh Snyder,
Electrical Engineering Technology

“Over the past 4 years, SkillsUSA
has allowed me to excel in my trade,
and to grow as an individual, leader, and a student.”
Chance Holmes-Snowden,
Broadcasting & Production Technology

Jeremy Lunde

“SkillsUSA was a great!  It was neat to see so many competitors from across the state striving to be a SkillsUSA champion.”
Jeremy Lunde,
Information Technology

Skills USA photo

“I Had an amazing experience when I went
to the Skills USA. At first, I was nervous but after
meeting other competitors I realized that everyone has a gift
and it’s good to utilize the gifts that we are blessed with.
Skills USA is an event that allows me to put my talent to work.
Sharese Robertson,
Early Childhood Education