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Technical Center students place at Skills USA Contest

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 9:22 am

Pike-Lincoln Technical Center students attended the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference at Linn State Technical College in Linn, Mo. on April 3- 5. Students left from PLTC early Thursday morning and spent the next three days competing and representing their school in different contests.

On Saturday, the results were announced and PLTC staff is excited about how well their students performed. Anothony Caruthers placed 3rd in the Diesel Equipment Technology Post-Secondary contest. Shane Coleman placed 1st in the Welding Technical Information Post-Secondary contest. Dominic Ferrante, a Troy student, placed 1st in the Diesel Equipment Technology contest. Dominic will be representing the State of Missouri at the National SkillsUSA Conference to be held this summer.

SkillsUSA is a national organization of students, faculty, and community partners designed to help students grow in their skilled trade. SkillsUSA promotes leadership, community involvement, and character growth. For more information about SkillsUSA, see their web site at

PLTC staff members are excited about the continued successes of their students at Pike-Lincoln Technical Center. For more information about the school, please visit our web site ( or contact us directly at 573-485-2900.