Savannah Tech students won medals at the 2023 SkillsUSA national competition

ATLANTA, Ga. – Savannah Technical College students won gold for Mobile Electronics Installation and OSHA and won silver for TV and Video Production at the national SkillsUSA competition for 2023 in Atlanta, Ga.

U.S. Army veteran and STC automotive student Erin Smith won gold for Mobile Electronics Installation. The OSHA team also won gold with Brandi Burkett (Cosmetology), Hunter Mathews (Business), and William Smith (HVAC). The TV and Video production team won silver with Savannah Film Academy students Dalton Kleman and Lore Carter.

A total of seven STC teams and individuals, who won gold at the state competition this spring, competed in the following national competitions for Community Service, Culinary Arts, Mobile Electronics Installation, Occupational, Health and Safety (OSHA), Promotional Bulletin Board, Sheet Metal, and TV/Video Production.

For a list of previous national wins for SkillsUSA visit the College’s national awards page. 

SkillsUSA is a national career and technical student organization/competition that annually serves more than 395,000 high school, college and post-secondary students–and their instructors–in technical, skilled and service-occupation instructional programs.

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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

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