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SkillsUSA Idaho

Preparing for leadership in the world of work

Welcome to SkillsUSA Idaho

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.

As nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and college/ postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service (including health) occupations.

SkillsUSA NSLC 2022

Our state traveled to the National Skills and Leadership Conference in Georgia, Atlanta this June with over 90 guests present. Our competitors worked hard and with over half of them placing in the top 10 in addition to taking home eight medals. Congratulation to everyone who was present! If you were a competitor and would like to see your scores or official photos use this link: https://www.skillsusa.org/competitions/skillsusa-championships/results/

National Medalists:

  • Audrey Norris and Mason Tolley – Gold Medalists in Interactive Applications and Game Development
  • Kaden McCuistion – Gold Medalist in Telecommunications Cabling
  • Madeline Porter and Emily Benjamin Davenport – Silver Medalists in Web Design and Development
  • Indigo Johnson-Monroe and Gavin Astorga – Bronze Medalists in 3D Visualization and Animation
  • Neal Huber – Bronze Medalist in Automotive Refinishing Technology

The BASIC program, Building and achieving success in Idaho chapters, allows students in our local SkillsUSA chapters to come for a one day leadership and professional development event. They get to meet students from other organizations and train with their state officers. This event is a great way to prepare student leaders for the coming year.

September 19th – ISU

Located at the Idaho State University

September 20 – CSI

Located at the College of Southern Idaho

October 3rd – NIC

Located at North Idaho College

October 5th – NCC

Located at the Nampa Civic Center

Meet the 2022-2023 State Officer Team

After our State Leadership and Skills Conference ended this last spring a new state officer team was elected. We have three high school officers and one postsecondary officer.

  • Audrey Norris – Postsecondary President
  • Bailey Jensen – High School President
  • Takota Tallman – High School Vice President
  • Christopher McKenzie – High School Secretary