This group of students from the Belmont and Harrison Career Centers, after placing at the regional competition, will be competing in the 65th annual Ohio SkillsUSA state contest on April 11-12, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled, service and health occupations.

First place winners at the state contest will advance to the National SkillsUSA competition in Louisville, Kentucky in June. Debbie Hawthorne serves as Ohio SkillsUSA advisor for the Career Centers.