Local students take home medals in statewide technical-education competition
Chico >> Several local students took home awards from a statewide SkillsUSA competition in San Diego earlier this month.
SkillsUSA, a career and technical education organization serving students in training programs in technical, skilled and service occupations, put on the competition. Nearly 2,000 students competed in various categories from March 31-April 3.
Students from Pleasant Valley High, Chico High and Butte College placed in competitions ranging from engineering technology/design and public speaking to welding and TV production. They were invited to compete after qualifying at regional competitions.