Rockland — Daniel Dickey of Spruce Head, a student at Mid-Coast School of Technology, was awarded the college silver medal in Advertising Design at the 2019 SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville, Ky., June 26-27.
More than 6,500 students competed at the national showcase of career and technical education. Students were invited to the event to demonstrate their technical skills, workplace skills and personal skills in 103 hands-on competitions, including robotics, automotive technology, drafting, criminal justice, aviation maintenance and public speaking.
Industry leaders from 600 businesses, corporations, trade associations and unions planned and evaluated the contestants against their standards for entry-level workers. More than 1,100 industry judges and technical committee members participated this year.