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February 9, 2017
Ridge Technical College will host the Florida SkillsUSA Region 3 Competition on Thursday, Feb. 16, and Friday, Feb. 17.
High school- and college-level students from Polk, Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Brevard, Indian River, St. Lucie, and Martin counties will compete and showcase their skills in leadership and career-related contests, covering a variety of topics like automotive service, culinary arts, customer service, extemporaneous speaking, and medical assisting.
The competitions held on Thursday will begin at 1:00 p.m. and on Friday at 9:00 a.m. Ridge Technical College is located at 7700 State Road 544 in Winter Haven.
SkillsUSA is nonprofit partnership of students, instructors and industry with the goal of ensuring America has the skilled workforce it needs to stay competitive.
For more information, see the official news release.