Vol State Team Successful at SkillsUSA Conference

Thu, Apr 25, 2024

On April 14th-17th, The Computer Information Technology department fielded the 2023-2024 SkillsUSA team to participate in the State of Tennessee Leadership and Skills Conference 2024. The team participated in four championship competitions.  Representing Vol State was:

Computer Programming

  • Gustavo Silva
  • Trendon Griffin

Cyber Security

Criminal Justice Students Win Statewide SkillsUSA Competition

Criminal Justice students from Volunteer State Community College took top awards in two categories in a statewide SkillsUSA competition held recently in a virtual format. Lesly Rios Nunez of Hendersonville and Nicole Fowler of Gallatin took first place in Crime Scene Investigation. Sydney Mattern of Nashville won in the Criminal Justice competition. They prepped for the tournament with the help of assistant chief Tim Anschuetz of the Vol State Campus Police.

Vol State Students Win in Statewide Job Skills Competition

College academic work can lead to job skills. Volunteer State Community College students had an opportunity recently to show off those skills at the statewide SkillsUSA competition in Chattanooga. Vol State students scored top honors in four categories and placed in several others. SkillsUSA is an organization that provides educational events, competitions, and programs that support technical and career education across America.  The competition also connected students with businesses that need skilled workers.