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Facts about SkillsUSA Louisiana

High School and College/Postsecondary

From 1990 to current some 25,074 students have joined SkillsUSA in Louisiana.

From 1990 to current some 11,370 students have competed in the SkillsUSA Louisiana Championships.


  State director, Larry Rabalais
 
  • From 1990 to current some 4,819 state medallions have been awarded to the top three contestants in each skill area of the Louisiana SkillsUSA Championships.
  • Each year six Leadership Development Contests; five Health Occupations Contests; two Occupationally Related Contests; 35 Trade, Industrial and Technical Contests; four State only Trade, Industrial and Technical Contests are held at the Louisiana SkillsUSA Championships. Total Contests: 52.
  • From 1990 to current some 2,103 confirmed Business and Industry Judges have validated the Skills of the Louisiana SkillsUSA Championships competitors at the state level.
  • From 1990 to current some 8,080 participants have attended the Louisiana SkillsUSA Championships Awards Banquet and Awards Ceremonies
  • From 1990 to current some 1,846 students have competed in the SkillsUSA Championships
  • From 1993 to current 29 students have won GOLD medallions in the national SkillsUSA Championships
  • From 1993 to current 22 students have won SLIVER medallions in the national SkillsUSA Championships
  • From 1993 to current 24 students have won BRONZE medallions in the national SkillsUSA Championships
  • From 1996 to current some 29 MASTER TEACHERS have been selected to assist at the SkillsUSA Championships skills floor
  • From 1996 to current some 5,850 students have complected the SkillsUSA Total Quality Curriculum (TQC) as a three hour course in the Technical College System
  • SkillsUSA's Award Winning Professional Development Program (PDP) is being implemented school wide, and taught as an employability skills tool in many of the member associations across the state.