From April 11 to April 13, the SkillsUSA State Conference took place in Renton. 103 Contestants were awarded Gold Medals for their competition, me being one of them.

SkillsUSA is a leadership and technical skills organization. It provides a chance for students to compete in technical and leadership competitions. Everything from Engineering to Culinary Arts are included.

I participated in the Television (Video) Production Contest. Me and my Team member, Alex Knight, as well as nine other teams competed in this contest. We were given a prompt, three hours to shoot video and three hours to edit it together. Alex and I took first place and are moving onto Nationals at Kansas City in June. Wish us luck!

If you would like to know more about SkillsUSA, go to their website at Last but not least, congratulations to all contestants for their hard work and dedication.