CTE Student Organizations » SkillsUSA



SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student to excel. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations and for further education. SkillsUSA was formerly known as VICA (the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).


SkillsUSA State Competition

In March many of our students competed against other students from all over the state. Three students received gold medals, three received silver, and  six received bronze. We are so incredibly proud of all of our competitors, as they all represented HCTC in the best way!

Automotive Service Technology

Maxx Tanguay (Silver)

Nichoals Madison (Bronze) 

Advisor: Mr. Austin (Automotive Technology)

Commercial Baking

Malynda Hughes (Bronze) 

Advisor: Chef Pirkola (Culinary Arts) 

Computer Maintenance Technology

Carter Merrill (Gold) 

Advisor: Mr. Harris (Computer Technology)


Cassie Morris (Bronze)

Advisor: Ms. Ring & Ms. Jennison (Cosmetology)

Electrical Construction Wiring

Nicholas Caverly (Gold)

Andrew Bowers (Bronze)
Advisor:  Mr. Poland (Electrical Technology)

Industrial Motor Control

Matthew Nolette (Gold)

Thomas Dodge (Silver)

Zachary Wentworth (Bronze)

Advisor:  Mr. Poland (Electrical Technology)


Avery Munoz (Silver)

Advisor:  Mr. Harris (Computer Technology)

Telecommunication Cabling

Mason Kalway (Bronze)

Advisor: Mr. Poland (Electrical Technology)