In November 2017, AGC Georgia’s regional Workforce Development Alliances hosted Skills Challenges in Augusta, Gainesville, Griffin and Moultrie. These four events offered the opportunity for more than 420 students to compete, representing 54 high schools, in electrical, carpentry, plumbing, masonry, welding, A/V production and Team Works.
Several AGC Georgia member firms devoted hundreds of hours to make these member-driven challenges a huge success. Each of these events helped prepare students who competed in their regional SkillsUSA event in January 2018. Winners of the regional events moved on to the state SkillsUSA competitions in March 2018 at the Georgia International Convention Center.
Overall, the skills challenges drew nearly 800 student observers and dozens of influencers. Many of these students were observers this year and plan to compete in November 2018. Helping make these events a huge success is the more than $114,000 in contributions made to the AGC Georgia Foundation by approximately 200 industry firms.
Click here for a recap of the Skills Challenge events from November 2017.
Each of the below Skills Challenges will be held in November 2018