SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA 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. SkillsUSA helps students build skills in leadership, communication, creating and presenting ideas at local, state, and national competitions creating a sense of self-confidence.  Many graduating students go on to two and four year colleges.  

2023-24 SWCA SkillsUSA officers:

President: Alan Carranza - I & E

Vice-President: Shyla Adkins - Cos

Secretary: Lizbeth Reyna Rubio - MSH

Treasurer: Robert Kibbe - Welding

Voting Delegate: Nate Palaia - Eng & Rob

Voting Delegate: Lillian Wright - Cos

Voting Delegate: Jasmin Montoya - MDM

Voting Delegate: Rosa Portillo - MSH

Voting Delegate: Alanah Pelegrin - Dental

SkillsUSA - 2022 National Leadership & Skills Conference in Atlanta, Georgia!


After placing first in the team competition at the Ohio SkillsUSA Championship in Columbus, Ohio held on May 3rd, Juniors Chloe Garcia, Jordan Fleming, Ademola Akinboyede, Neimo Nasim, Jisel Argueta, Jessica Amponsah and Makenzie Scott advanced to the National Leadership & Skills Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on June 20th through June 25th. The team of students are from the Multi-Skilled Health and Dental Assisting programs.

Students competed in their contest area, attended a pre conference professional development activity, observed other competitions, and visited the SkillsUSA TECHSPO (one of the largest technical trade shows in the country).  Students also participated in a community service project for an Atlanta Kids Club assembling children's bicycles. “Such team spirit was shown by this group, it was a pleasure to watch them focus and strive to do their best during the Opening and Closing Competition and all assembling the bicycles for the youth of Atlanta” said Dawn Weaver, chaperone.