News: MTI Hosts Statewide SkillsUSA Conference & Contest
- 4/7/2011
The South Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference will be hosted by Mitchell Technical Institute, Thursday and Friday, April 7-8.  More than 140 high school and 160 post-secondary students will participate in a variety of leadership-building activities and skills competitions.

Registration for the conference begins as 3:00 PM on Thursday with a general session scheduled for 6:00 PM.

Contests begin Friday at 7:30 AM at MTI and at a variety of locations across Mitchell.

The contest is sponsored in part by Sanford Health, the US Army, Lowe's and MTI.  Other local sponsors include Doug's Custom Paint & Body, Iverson Chrysler Center, the Mitchell Elks Lodge, Mitchell Exchange Club, Patzer Woodworking, Pepsi-Cola of Mitchell, and the South Dakota National Guard.

Winners of the state contests will be eligible to compete at the National SkillsUSA competition this June in Kansas City.
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