Germantown High School students participate in the SkillsUSA Competition

This is Sam Essmann and the contest he is in is Cabinetmaking. Sam's skill is to follow a set of plans to construct a European Style cabinet. Here Sam is adjusting the doors to open and close properly.

Germantown High School students participated in the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills competition, April 29-30, 2014, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. The Germantown Kiwanis partnered with Germantown High School to help sponsor the cost of the trip for our students to participate in the competition.

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. Competitions included subjects such as auto service technologies, carpentry, architectural design, metal fabrication, advertising and marine technology.

SkillsUSA partners with teachers and industry representatives and students, working together to ensure that America has a skilled work force.

David Schultz (left) and Zach Jetzer (right) are designing parts in Inventor for the Technical Drafting Competition.

David Schultz (left) and Zach Jetzer (right) are designing parts in Inventor for the Technical Drafting Competition.

Jon Hauser is working on wiring outlets, lights and switches for the Residential Wiring Contest.

Jon Hauser is working on wiring outlets, lights and switches for the Residential Wiring Contest.

Bow Clow (left) and Andrew Mahler (right) are testing the design during the Team Problem Solving contest.

Bow Clow (left) and Andrew Mahler (right) are testing the design during the Team Problem Solving contest.