(Bradenton, FL—February 23, 2017) Student after student from Manatee Technical College was announced a winner in the 2017 Region 6 SkillsUSA Skills and Leadership Conference on February 23. MTC students won 123 medals: 64 gold, 35 silver and 24 bronze.
The awards ceremony was the culmination of over 50 competitions held at MTC throughout the day. Over 420 students from nine schools in five counties competed in 54 contests. Most contests had college and high school divisions. Some were team events.
First and second place winners will advance to the state competition in Lakeland on April 23-26.