07 Jul

2015 SkillsUSA National Championship


This year five students represented Illinois Central College in Louisville, Kentucky to take part in the 51st annual SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference that was held from June 22-27, 2015. One student was awarded a National medal.

silvermedal SILVER:

Jason Horn
 Graphic Communications

Of the remaining competitors from Illinois Central College, six placed within the top 10 in their competitions.

4th Place Seth Schumacher Diesel Equipment Technology
7th Place Tyler Phillips Graphics Communications
12th Place Mitchell Sandlin Telecommunications Cabling
14th Place Noah Mefford Telecommunications Cabling

As always Illinois Central College had several Alumni and Faculty participating at this year’s National Conference to help assist students, judge competitions, and represent the State of Illinois:

Kim Hawthorne, Kevin Wells, Mark DuBois, Dave Cook, Jeff Gardner, Shari Tripp, Brandy Thatcher, Nicholas Hulva, Michael Raydon, and Jonathan Worent. Eric Hill (former state and local ICC SkillsUSA officer) will be taking over as the State Director for SkillsUSA Illinois in September.

In addition, Mark DuBois and Jeff Gardner will be representing not only ICC, but Illinois and the nation as supervisor and judges at World Skills International in August 2015. They are the first two from Illinois with this honor.

Thank you to all the students and faculty for representing Illinois Central College and the State of Illinois.