JC hosts SkillsUSA Region 5 Competition and Conference

JC hosts SkillsUSA Region 5 Competition and Conference

ELLISVILLE, Miss. (WDAM) - Jones College hosted the annual SkillsUSA Region 5 Competition for the southern part of the state on Friday to determine who will move on to the state competition to be held in Jackson in April.

About 300 high school students from the Pine Belt area and coastal counties took part in the competition.

Registration took place at 7:30 a.m. with competitive classes starting at 8:30 a.m. in locations around campus.

The students competed in various skills which included:

  • Automotive Service Technology
  • Job Skill Demonstration
  • Welding Fabrication
  • Extemporaneous Speaking
  • Cabinet Making
  • Masonry
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical Construction Wiring

Awards were handed out to the top winners at the conclusion of the event.

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