BCTC Danville will host regional SkillsUSA Competition March 24

Mar 24, 2017

LEXINGTON, KY - Bluegrass Community and Technical College’s (BCTC) Danville Campus will host the regional SkillsUSA Competition on March 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the campus, 59 Corporate Drive, Danville. Approximately 70 technical high school students from Anderson, Boyle, Estill, Garrard, Lincoln, Madison and Powell counties will be participating.

The following competitions will be held:

  • Computerized Manufacturing & Machining (CMM)
  • Electrical (Motor Controls)
  • Fluid Power
  • Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs)
  • Rotating Machinery
  • Welding

The Danville Campus technical faculty will be present during the competition and most will be serving as judges. Participants who win the top three places could compete at the state SkillsUSA Competition in April, 2017.

SkillsUSA is a national organization formed by a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Learn more about SkillsUSA Competitions at http://www.skillsusa.org/competitions/.