The purpose of SkillsUSA is to unite in a common bond without regard to race, sex, religion, creed, or national origin. Students enrolled in class with vocational trade, industrial, technical, and health occupations objectives. We also assist SkillsUSA members in their growth and development, develop leadership abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational and social activities. We also work to foster a deep respect for the dignity of work, create enthusiasm for learning, promote high standards in all phases of occupational endeavor including trade ethics, workmanship, scholarship and safety.

SkillsUSA Events

SkillsUSA News and Blogs

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 3:30pm
CWI employees and students joined forces on Saturday (Nov. 15) for the annual Rake Up Boise and Nampa events.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 10:45am
UROC (United Registered Organizations and Clubs) hosted a spooktacular Halloween Party on Friday, Oct. 25th.  This is the third year student organizations have hosted a CWI Halloween bash.  Nearly 20 student organizations participated, sponsoring booths and activities for all ages, including a haunted house, costume contest, pumpkin painting, cookie decorating, crafts and more!  
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 8:45am
MEDIA ADVISORY – Five College of Western Idaho (CWI) students traveled to Kansas City, Mo. this past week (June 24-28) to compete in the 2013 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. CWI enjoyed another successful performance at nationals with a pair of students earning top-10 finishes in their respective competition. Over 5,900 outstanding career and technical education students joined in the excitement of hands‑on competition in 98 different trade, technical, and leadership fields.
Monday, April 15, 2013 - 2:30pm
MEDIA ADVISORY – Five College of Western Idaho (CWI) students are headed to the SkillsUSA national competition following gold medal finishes at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference last weekend (April 11-12). CWI captured 17 medals overall, thanks to seven second-place finishes and five bronze honors.


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