This is the first year that Workforce Institute at LLCC participated in SkillsUSA, and we had 11 students across six programs (culinary, carpentry, auto tech, electrical wiring and HVAC) qualify to compete at the state competition in Peoria, which is April 27-29.
Congratulations to: Dawson Bakunas, Courtlan Banks, Connor Becker, Brayden Booth, Quinten Daykin, Jan Dowell, Michael Kindel, Jace Pierceall, Bryant Portis, Benjamin Taylor and Malakai Vaughn.
These LLCC students will compete on Friday April 29, and it is open to the public to watch.
Parent, spectator and guest info
Fri., April 28, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Peoria Civic Center
Open to the public (Free)
The SkillsUSA Illinois State Championships recognizes career and technical education students who excel in their occupational areas and spotlights leadership development activities that are such an integral part of the SkillsUSA program. Besides showcasing students’ skills, the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships urges students to take pride in their work. It also provides prospective employers with an opportunity to see dedicated, motivated potential employees at work.