SCVTHS STUDENTS WIN NATIONAL SkillsUSA GOLD MEDALS
(l-r): Members of the SCVTHS gold medal winning Quiz Bowl team Arnav Khanna (Hillsborough), Rohil Singh (Hillsborough), James Saba (Somerset), Vir Trivedi (Hillsborough), and Alexander Zheng (Bridgewater) are shown with their Gold medals at the 2022 SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference Award Ceremony
At the annual SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference (NLSC), held this year from June 20-25, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia, students from Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School (SCVTHS) earned a total of 8 medals, including 6 Gold medals.
Additionally, during the championships, two SCVTHS students were named recipients of the President's Volunteer Service Award. Finally, the SCVTHS SkillsUSA chapter was selected to receive a Gold Chapter of Distinction Award.
The list of SCVTHS students who received medals and awards is as follows:
Quiz Bowl – Evelyn Chuo (Clinton), Arnav Khanna (Hillsborough), James Saba (Somerset), Rohil Singh (Hillsborough), Vir Trivedi (Hillsborough), and Alexander Zheng (Bridgewater)
Criminal Justice – James Marvits (Hillsborough)
Industrial Motor Control – Brian Opdyke (Neshanic Station)
President’s Volunteer Service Award Winners
Daisy Dong (North Plainfield)
Jessy Dong (North Plainfield)
SkillsUSA (www.skillsusa.org) is a not-for-profit association that serves more than 300,000 middle school, high school, college and postsecondary students — and their instructors — in trade, technical and skilled service instructional programs. SkillsUSA partners educators and students with business and industry to help ensure the United States has a well-prepared and skilled workforce. Nationally, SkillsUSA has the support of more than 600 companies, trade associations and labor unions. SkillsUSA programs teach leadership, citizenship and character development to complement technical skill training. The organization emphasizes respect for the dignity of work, ethics, workmanship, scholarship and safety.