In photo from left to right is Jennifer Womer, SkillsUSA Advisor; Jacob Lesko; and Dan Kerlin, SkillsUSA Advisor and Automotive Mechanics Instructor. To learn more about the programs at the CCCTC, visit us at www.ccctc.edu.

Jacob Lesko, a Clearfield County Career and Technology Center (CCCTC) Automotive Mechanics student from Philipsburg Osceola Area High School, competed in the SkillsUSA National competition held in Louisville, KY recently.

Jacob was awarded first place in Motorcycle Service Technology in the state competition held earlier this year, which allowed him to move on to the national competition in Louisville. Jacob placed 13th out of 26 competitors.

SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. SkillsUSA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work.