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Law Enforcement Student Earns Bronze Medal at National SkillsUSA Competition

Posted on: July 11, 2023   |   Category: News
Skillsusa Bronze Winner

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July 11, 2023

WATERTOWN, SD – Lake Area Technical College Law Enforcement student, Morgan Rein, of Blomkest, Minnesota earned a bronze medal in the Criminal Justice category at the SkillsUSA National Championships in Atlanta, Georgia. Students participated in one of 108 competitions in career and technical fields. It is the largest skill competition of its kind in the world.

“We are very proud of Morgan’s SkillsUSA accomplishments and her representation of Lake Area Tech,” said Nikki Mark, South Dakota State SkillsUSA Director. “She is a true champion in her dedication to excellence in trade and leadership skills.”

The SkillsUSA Championships took place June 19-23, as part of the SkillsUSA 60th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a showcase of career and technical education students. During the week, over 5000 outstanding career and technical education students participated.

SkillsUSA’s serves more than 340,000 students and instructors in middle schools, high schools and college/postsecondary institutions in every state and three U.S. territories. SkillsUSA has served more than 14 million members since its founding in 1965. SkillsUSA programming covers 130 trade, technical and skilled service occupations, and is recognized by the U.S. departments of Education and Labor as integral to career and technical education and a successful model of employer-driven youth development training. For more information: www.skillsusa.org