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In November 2018, AGC Georgia’s regional Workforce Development Alliances will host Skills Challenges in Augusta, Gainesville, Griffin and Moultrie. These four events offer the opportunity for more than 450 students to compete, representing over 60 high schools, in broadcast news production, blueprint reading, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, masonry, welding, A/V production and TeamWorks.
Several AGC Georgia member firms will devote hundreds of hours to make these member-driven challenges a huge success. Each of these events will help prepare students who will compete in their regional SkillsUSA event in January 2019.
Winners of the regional events will move on to the state SkillsUSA competitions in March 2019 at the Georgia International Convention Center.
Overall, the skills challenges will draw nearly 1,000 student observers and dozens of influencers. Contributions made to the AGC Georgia Foundation by industry firms will help make these events a huge success.
Construction students in central Georgia will compete in Blueprint Reading, Carpentry, Electrical, Masonry, Plumbing, and Welding to see what school will earn bragging rights.
Schools competing in this 2018 challenge include:
- Baldwin County High School
- Central Educational Center
- Crisp County High School
- Dooly County High School
- Griffin High School
- Griffin Regional College & Career Academy
- Harris County High School
- Jones County High School
- Lee County High School
- Mary Persons High School
- Peach County High School
- Putnam County High School
- Spalding High School
- Upson-Lee High School
Sponsorships offered: **Host Sponsor - $1,000 ***Supporter Sponsor $500 ***Friend Sponsor - $250
For more details, connect with Bill Chambless at 478-972-5856 or firstname.lastname@example.org.