Designation: Car Painting

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Lily Williams

Representing the United States at WorldSkills in Car Painting WorldSkills competitor Lily Williams says the 2024 Car Painting competition will allow her to “experience international travel!” Williams represented the state of Arkansas at the SkillsUSA Championships and won a national gold medal in Automotive Refinishing in 2023. She trained in the Automotive Collision program at…
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James Redd

James Redd believes the WorldSkills competition will show competitors that hard work and dedication really does pay off, and competing will be a lifelong source of pride. James says that he doesn’t believe there is a shortage in skilled laborers, just not enough patience or mentoring of novice tradesmen. He believes the veteran laborer must…
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Dylan Wertz

Representing the United States at WorldSkills in Car Painting Having been passionate about cars his whole life, Dylan Wertz obtained his passion for car painting through countless hours of practice with his high school collision repair teacher, Carl Rusch. “Mr. Rusch was a mentor in my life whose dedication to put in extra time with…
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