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Minnesota’s Gabe Krebs to Compete in WorldSkills in Shanghai

Minnesota’s Gabe Krebs to Compete in WorldSkills in Shanghai

One year from now, some of the world’s brightest and most highly trained young adults will gather in Shanghai for...
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SkillsUSA Begins Team Selection for WorldSkills Shanghai 2022

SkillsUSA Begins Team Selection for WorldSkills Shanghai 2022

Competitors will represent the United States against the greatest young talents in the world Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA will once...
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Ferris State recognizes local student as Outstanding Graduate

Ferris State recognizes local student as Outstanding Graduate

BIG RAPIDS — Former Zeeland East and Careerline Tech Center student Ryan Meppelink was recently recognized as an outstanding graduate...
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Normal West, BACC graduate places 11th in international competition

Normal West, BACC graduate places 11th in international competition

BLOOMINGTON — Rebekah Hagberg didn’t know what she was getting into when she started cosmetology classes at the Bloomington Area Career...
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ZEHS grad Ryan Meppelink competes in international competition

ZEHS grad Ryan Meppelink competes in international competition

Zeeland East graduate Ryan Meppelink recently competed on the world stage of heavy machinery work. The Ferris State University student...
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Poised Performance Nets Meppelink WorldSkills Bronze Medal, Best of Nation Award for U.S. Team

Poised Performance Nets Meppelink WorldSkills Bronze Medal, Best of Nation Award for U.S. Team

A senior preparing to graduate from Ferris State University’s College of Engineering Technology addressed his first assignments of the Fall...
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SkillsUSA WorldSkills USA Team Earns Bronze Medal and Four Medallions of Excellence at International Event

SkillsUSA WorldSkills USA Team Earns Bronze Medal and Four Medallions of Excellence at International Event

Highlights Importance of a Competitive, Highly Skilled Workforce Leesburg, Va., Aug. 29, 2019 —The WorldSkills USA team won a bronze...
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GNTC Alumnus And SkillsUSA World Team Welder Ryan Fincher Wins Medallion For Excellence At WorldSkills Welding Competition In Kazan, Russia

GNTC Alumnus And SkillsUSA World Team Welder Ryan Fincher Wins Medallion For Excellence At WorldSkills Welding Competition In Kazan, Russia

Georgia Northwestern Technical College alumnus and SkillsUSA World Team Welder Ryan Fincher of Cedartown won the Medallion for Excellence at...
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Ryan Meppelink Wins Bronze Medal and Best of Nation Award at WorldSkills in Russia

Ryan Meppelink Wins Bronze Medal and Best of Nation Award at WorldSkills in Russia

Ryan Meppelink, a college student and deft diesel mechanic from Zeeland, Mich., won the bronze medal for Heavy Vehicle Technology...
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WorldSkills Competition Results

WorldSkills Competition Results

Ryan Meppelink (Mich.) won Bronze in Heavy Vehicle Technology and Best of Nation for having the highest score for the...
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‘An Olympics of trades’: Southampton man goes for gold in world plumbing competition

‘An Olympics of trades’: Southampton man goes for gold in world plumbing competition

SOUTHAMPTON — Tim Girouard may be the world’s best plumber under the age of 23. Next week, the 20-year-old graduate...
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Nampa student engineer heads to Russia to compete in WorldSkills competition

Nampa student engineer heads to Russia to compete in WorldSkills competition

NAMPA, Idaho — With Idaho continuing to grow, the demand for construction across the state is booming. According to local...
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NNU student heads to World Skills Competition

NNU student heads to World Skills Competition

NAMPA — Benjamin Campbell is entering his junior year at Northwest Nazarene University, but he's already made history by helping...
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WorldSkills USA Team to square off against world’s best in variety of competitions

WorldSkills USA Team to square off against world’s best in variety of competitions

Julia Spondike, a WorldSkills competitor, joins Good Day Chicago to talk about this year's competition, which takes place in Kazan,...
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Brittany Whitestone appears TV Show, Coffee With

Brittany Whitestone appears TV Show, Coffee With

WJZ talks to Brittany Whitestone representing the USA in Print Media Technology at the 2019 WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia....
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SkillsUSA WorldSkills USA Team Heads to Russia This Month for International Competition

SkillsUSA WorldSkills USA Team Heads to Russia This Month for International Competition

SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, is sending 22 career and technical education competitors...
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SkillsUSA WorldSkills USA Team Heads to International Competition for Young Skilled Workers

SkillsUSA WorldSkills USA Team Heads to International Competition for Young Skilled Workers

Highlights Importance of a Competitive, Highly Skilled Workforce Leesburg, Va., Aug. 6, 2019 — SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the...
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These 6 Women Are Breaking Barriers In The Meat Industry

These 6 Women Are Breaking Barriers In The Meat Industry

Historically, butchery has been a brawny boys club, with the exception of the lowest-paying meatpacking jobs. But today, women are...
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Harrison Represents United States at WorldSkills

Harrison Represents United States at WorldSkills

GROVELAND — Ethan Harrison, 19, will represent the United States at the 2019 WorldSkills competition which will be held in...
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International Contest Spotlights Trade Skills, Competitors

International Contest Spotlights Trade Skills, Competitors

For Daylan Torres, it's his skill in baking that's taking him to Russia. Ethan Harrison's abilities in cabinetmaking have him making...
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