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2017 - 2018 SkillsUSA
Advisors: John Tucker, Roy Willis, Tommy Johnson

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives, working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. It helps each student excel.

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America)

Friday, February 8, 2013, the Tift County High Chapter of SkillsUSA traveled to Moultrie Technical College for the 2013 Region Skills Championships. Tift County came out on top with several wins. Shelby Crossgrove placed 1st in Precision Machining Tech, Hunter Minter placed 1st in Automotive Service Tech, Corina Rutland placed 1st in Pin Design, Nariah Thomas placed 2nd in First Aid/CPR, Nick Likes placed 3rd in Cabinetmaking, Dakota Ellis placed 3rd in Carpentry, and Brianna Brown placed 3rd in Extemporaneous Speaking. Also competing were Russell Smith in Plumbing and Scott Weaver in welding. All first and second place winners will advance to the SkillsUSA State Skills Championships on March 22, 2013.

Fall Leadership Conference:
1st Place S.T.E.A.M Challenge Race 
1st Place Most Durable Car
1st Place Fastest Time
Region Contest:
1st Place Brick Mason  (Kyler Pate)
1st Place Electrical  (Ricky Garcia)
1st Place Plumbing (Robert Castleberry)
2nd Place Cabinet Making  (Leo Vasquez)
1st Place Team Works (Alex Barlow, Ruben Reyes, Andrew Bruner, Kyle Hudgins, Brady Booth)
2nd Place First Aid/CPR (Karan Patel)
4th Place Carpentry (Chandler Pitts)
4th Place Welding (Felipe Rodriguez)
State Contest:
2nd Place Construction Technology Display  (Ruben Reyes, Kyle Hudgins, Alex Barlow)
2nd Place Metalworking Display  (Felipe Rodriguez, Enrique Zuniga, Jackson Bailey)
6th Woodworking Display (Chandler Pitts, Andrew Bruner, Brady Booth)
6th Place Plumbing (Robert Castleberry)
6th Place Electrical (Ricky Garcia)
7th Place Cabinet Making (Leo Vasquez)