Student Wins Bronze in SkillsUSA Electronics Technology
Date: April 29, 2015
Athens Technical College student Joshua Moyer earned a bronze medal in Electronics Technology at the SkillsUSA Georgia competition. The annual Georgia SkillsUSA Championships were held March 26-28 in Atlanta during the State Leadership and Skills Conference and Career Expo.
Moyer, an Electronics Fundamentals major from Rayle, Ga., is a member of the Athens Technical SkillsUSA chapter. Tonya Trapp, Drafting Technology program chair, and Dr. Ken Roberts, Engineering Technology assistant program chair, serve as advisors of the college chapter.
“We are so proud of Joshua and his hard work in applying himself in this competition with only a few courses in electronics before competing against the best technicians in the state,” said Dr. Roberts.
SkillsUSA Georgia is the career and technical student organization for students enrolled in architecture, construction, communication, and transportation (ACCT); cosmetology; and public safety pathways in Georgia's secondary schools. SkillsUSA is a national, nonprofit network that serves as a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. The organization has helped develop more than 10 million workers through active partnerships between employers and educators.Photo caption: Joshua Moyer, an Electronics Technology student, earned a bronze medal at the SkillsUSA Georgia competition.