Category: 2016

SkillsUSA State Competition Tickets

From April 28-30 a group of Old Colony Students will be competing at the SkillsUSA Massachusetts State Competition. If you are interested in attending the awards ceremony on Saturday April 30, there will be a limited number of tickets available online. The tickets go on sale April 15 at 8:00am and cost $5 each (limit 4 per transaction).

If you are unable to get tickets, no worries…the entire event will be streaming online! Both the opening ceremonies (Thursday, 04/28) and the awards ceremony (Saturday, 04/30) will be streaming online at the Massachusetts SkillsUSA site.

Old Colony Students Shine at SkillsUSA Competition

Over 70 competed today in the SkillsUSA District 1 competition. Not only did all students represent Old Colony with pride and professionalism…they took home some hardware! Overall, Old Colony students took home 13 medals – five gold, five silver, and three bronze. In addition to the medals, sophomore Tara Butler has been selected as a Massachusetts State Officer candidate! Tara and the 10 other students that won either gold or silver medals will travel to the SkillsUSA State Competition at the end of April.

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Old Colony Students Attending SkillsUSA Competition

This Friday (02/26) is the SkillsUSA District I competition at Greater New Bedford Vocational Technical High School in New Bedford. This year, we have over 70 students competing in 19 competitions! The students will be engaged in exams for most of the afternoon, followed by a dance party and dinner.

The awards ceremony begins at 5:30pm and is open to the public. So, if you’re free, come on down and support our students!