Wednesday, 11 February 2015 16:00

Auto Body Students in Northeast IN Put to the Test for Skills USA Competition

Students from career centers around Northeast Indiana are putting their skills to the test in a regional Skills USA Competition, reported wane.com.

As the students put their trade to work from 8am to noon on January 31, business partners from the community helped judge.

Students competed in various trades including automotive collision repair, cosmetology, welding, television production, construction trades, and IT/ graphic design, reported wane.com. Some students in the competition attend Anthis Career Center within Fort Wayne, IN Community Schools.

According to its website, Skills USA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America’s high performance workers enrolled in public career and technical programs.

The Anthis Career Center’s mission is to provide students with skills to succeed and opportunities to use those skills. Anthis offers many types of classes including aviation, culinary and early education, reported wane.com.