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Ric English, Computer Information Systems student, named State Historian/Reporter for SkillsUSA State of Georgia!

Georgia's SkillsUSA State Officers pictured L-R:
Ric English, Lanier Technical College; Trevell Pittman, Gwinnett Technical College;
Stephanie Tyson, South Georgia Technical College; Chauncy Walker, Athens Technical College.
Not pictured: Brandy LeVan, Northwest Georgia Technical College.

Lanier Tech's Ric English, Computer Information Systems student, was named as the State Historian/Reporter for SkillsUSA State of Georgia!

Newly elected SkillsUSA State Officers attended State Officer training at Unicoi State Park and Lodge.  They participated in teambuilding activities including 30 second speeches, group skits, and other bonding and teaming activities.  Over the four-day training event, the judges carefully looked at each newly elected officer's strengths and weaknesses and placed the new officers into roles that best suited their skills.

Among his SkillsUSA statewide duties, Ric will promote news about the State chapter to the public, and he will work with each of the Technical College System of Georgia's 22 technical colleges to help them promote the importance of SkillsUSA and each technical college's student successes. Additional, Ric will chair the State chapter’s information or public relations committees. To show the historical positive impact of Georgia's SkillsUSA Chapter, Ric will collect publicity to display at state and national meetings that will be included in the State chapter’s scrapbook.

In September 2017, Ric will attend the Washington Leadership Training Institute, in Washington, D.C. 

SkillsUSA’s mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. Additionally, SkillsUSA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work.

More than 300,000 students and instructors are annually served by the organization, which has 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations. Over 14,500 instructors and administrators are professional members of SkillsUSA.

Congratulations, Ric! Lanier Technical College is very proud of you.

Lanier Technical College offers over 45 programs of study in some of the nation's fastest-growing career fields including healthcare, energy, business and industry, and public or private service. More information about Lanier Technical College may be obtained by calling 770.533.7000 or by visiting Lanier Technical College is a Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.

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