11 Jul

2017 SkillsUSA National Championship

From June 19-23, 2017, Illinois Central College participated at the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Louisville, Kentucky. ICC students represented the state of Illinois in Diesel Equipment Technology, Screen Printing Technology, Internetworking, Computer Programming, Advertising Design, Graphics Imaging-Sublimation, and T-Shirt Design. 2 students were awarded national silver medals.

silvermedalSILVER:

Jessica Cupples
Screen Printing Technology
Metamora
Katelyn Logsdon
Graphics Imaging-Sublimation
Pekin

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

4
Kevin Stephenson
Internetworking
Peoria
5
Tyler Phillips
T-Shirt Design
Pekin
8
Brandon Render
Computer Programming
Pekin
8
Devin Welchman
Advertising Design
North Pekin
12
Tyler Smith
Diesel Equipment Technology
Farmington

Additionally, Tyler Phillips’ T-Shirt design was selected by the state of Illinois as their official t-shirt at the National Conference. If you look closely you can see various iconic symbols and imagery of Illinois including the Chicago skyline, earth moving equipment, a corn field, the face of Abraham Lincoln, and more.