Walton High School’s SkillsUSA Team has once again produced a State Champion
Walton High School’s SkillsUSA Team has once again produced a State Champion. Rosie Nguyen won the 2019 Georgia SkillsUSA Championship in Graphic Communications and qualifies to compete in the National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky this summer. She is a Junior, and is active in the Walton Graphic Arts Program, under the direction of Dan Campagna, teacher and club advisor. Leading the Team to the State Championships this year was Walton High School’s SkillsUSAPresident, James Siad, the 2018 Georgia SkillsUSA State Champion in Advertising Design, who advanced to the National Championships last year. Also competing at the State Championships, after having placed at the top of the Regional Competition, were Nick Lobb and Aryan Chaudhary.
SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving high school, college and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, and for further education. SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class leaders in the work force through the development of personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics. More than 340,000 students and advisors join SkillsUSA each year, organized into more than 19,000 local chapters and 52 state and territorial associations. Over 600 business, industry and labor organizations actively support SkillsUSA at the national level through financial aid, in-kind contributions, and involvement in SkillsUSA activities. Commitment by industry to the annual National SkillsUSA Championships is valued at more than $36 million.
This accomplishment was covered by the MDJ. You can view the article HERE
Advisor Dan Campagna, Nick Lobb, James said and Aryan Chaudhary.
Jacquelina Brown, Supervisor
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Contributing Author: Sapph Espinoza, Elizabeth Cooper