Posted:Thursday, April 16, 2015
Categories: Workforce; Career-Technical; Students, general; Automotive; Electrical; Electronics; Hotel-Restaurant; Computers; Welding; Machining; Lion Hills
Nine EMCC students will trek to Louisville, Ky., in June for the chance to become SkillsUSA national champions. In total, 18 Golden Triangle students from six programs placed in the Mississippi SkillsUSA in Jackson -- with nine claiming First Place. A reception was held April 9 to congratulate the competitors and wish them luck at nationals.
Posted:Monday, August 11, 2014
Categories: Automotive; (All); Students, general
For the second year in a row, EMCC student Dale Brand put on the best show in the country in the SkillsUSA Automotive category. The West Point native defended his 2013 first-place finish in the Automotive Job Skills Demonstration Open category this summer at the National SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City.
Posted:Friday, June 13, 2014
Categories: Community; Workforce; Automation; Automotive; Drafting; Electrical; Electronics; Welding; Recruiting; Machining
EMCC’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering team was in West Point June 12 to talk about helping people learn the skills employers want. “We’ve got a lot going on, both in Clay County and at EMCC with the consolidation of Workforce, credit courses and Adult Basic Education under the umbrella of the Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Division,” said Mitzi Thompson, director of EMCC’s West Point Center.
Posted:Friday, February 28, 2014
Categories: Career-Technical; Students, general; Automotive; Computers; Cosmetology; Culinary; Hotel-Restaurant; Electrical; Welding
Competitors from East Mississippi Community College left the Mississippi SkillsUSA technical competition Feb. 26 in Biloxi with seven first-place finishes. These students will advance in June to the National Skills USA competition in Kansas City, Mo.
Posted:Monday, July 08, 2013
Categories: (All); Automotive; Students, general
In a field of more than 6,000 competitors from across the country at the 2013 National SkillsUSA competition June 23-28, EMCC Automotive students Dale Brand of West Point and Devonta Brown of Columbus walked away with two first place finishes.