Skills USA is a nationwide organization; it is also a club at College of Western Idaho. Its purpose is to provide an opportunity for people from all backgrounds to enhance their technical and leadership skills. In Skills USA, college students can compete in areas of their choosing, which range from prepared speech to diesel mechanics. This competition brings people together to experience the joy of community working for a common interest. Thousands of students across the nation showcase their technical and leadership skills in front of their peers, instructors, advisers, and potential employers. Skills USA offers a place for people to find themselves and expand their horizons of success.

Club Contact(s)

Nick Myles President
Josiah Duff Vice President
Laura Gilmore Treasurer
Ian Naimi Secretary

SkillsUSA News and Blogs

A group of CWI students and recent graduates also won medals in a school record five events.

CWI Alumni and Scholarship Recipient Steve Silva, 2016

For CWI alum Steve Silva, a chance encounter turned into a golden opportunity when he decided to get involved with SkillsUSA.

CWI students earned 27 medals at the event, including 20 gold medals.

Registration is open for entries and vendors for the fourth annual Skills on Wheels Car Show.

Lisette Baer secured a silver medal finish at the 51st-annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

CWI Impact - Lisa's Story

A recent graduate from CWI is being honored with a national recognition that is a first for Idaho.


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