SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Davies students, who gain SkillsUSA membership upon enrolling at Davies, have demonstrated their technical skills and knowledge by winning twenty-five national medals at the SkillsUSA National Championships held in Louisville, Kentucky. Our students have consistently ranked as one of the top groups of student performers in the New England Region.
SkillsUSA celebrates its 40th year of competition in 2016. Programs include local, state and national competitions in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills. At the annual national-level SkillsUSA Championships, over 5,500 students compete in 94 occupational and leadership skill areas. Competitions across these areas include biotechnology, advertising design, collision repair, crime scene investigation, cabinetmaking, welding, robotics, commercial baking, cosmetology, health occupations, and many more.
SkillsUSA serves more than 300,000 students and instructors annually. The organization has 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations. More than 14,500 instructors and administrators are professional members of SkillsUSA.
Their mission is to help members become world-class workers, leaders, and responsible citizens.