Montgomery County students show off skills at competition

At the North Montco Technical Career, over 300 students from nine different schools are bringing their “A” game to the SkillsUSA District 2 Competition.

FOX 29 Photojournalist Bill Rohrer has the story. 

“To win a competition like this would be awesome," said contestant number of Emergency Services. “It would be a resume builder. It would be great to have an accomplishment.”

Each student competitor is numbered. Logos and names are covered up.

“It is nice to know that as a competitor that where you are from is not a difference being judged on your skill.  It just matters how good you do at your skill," said contestant number 3 of Criminal Justice.

The two-day completion includes everything from cosmetology to auto mechanics. A winning performance has a big impact not just for the students but for their school.

“The atmosphere changes, the classroom changes, the teacher’s validity is satisfied. They can say yes I am doing a good job, my students are doing a good job," said Administrative Director at North Montco Technical Career Center Gina Pardovich. 

Each competitor will leave confident that they gave it their all and the foundation to build a bright future. 


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