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Recent SCC Alum Awarded Gold Medallion at SkillsUSA Competition!

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The winners of the SkillsUSA National Championships were announced at the National Skills and Leadership Conference Awards Ceremony. Cassandra Dlugiewicz (Madelia) was awarded a Gold Medallion for Pin Design. For this category, students present their state-winning pin and artwork, describe its unique qualities, and explain how their design represents their state and why another SkillsUSA member would want to wear it.

Dlugiewicz graduated this spring from SCC with an A.A.S. in Graphic Communications. When asked about her first place finish, Dlugiewicz said, “Since this was my first year in SkillsUSA, the whole week was different from anything I'd experienced before. I was nervous going in, but I came out proud of what I accomplished. Winning a gold medallion in a national competition completely validated my career and education choices. I had the best instructors at SCC. My success is just as much theirs as it is mine.”


  • Master Alumni
    Master Alumni Friday, 13 September 2013

    Another fun success story from SCC Student Organizations:

    South Central College Collegiate DECA students won at the International Collegiate DECA Conference! 30 Marketing, Business and Culinary students competed at the Collegiate DECA International Conference in Anaheim, CA April 15th to 21st. Over 2000 college students from across the national participated.

    SCC students competed in the following events: Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Marketing Management, Professional Sales, National Management Institute, Business Law, Business Ethics and Culinary Management Institute.

    Students spent a day in professional seminars and then two days in competitions. The following students were recognized on the National Stage in their events:
    Christopher Watts won first Place in Professional Sales Lacey Hassing and Ashley Morgan placed 2nd in the Culinary Management Institute Alexandra Miller and Stephanie Wright were finalists in the top 8 teams in Business Law
    Jacob Ward will serve as the Minnesota State Collegiate DECA president for 2013-2014

    Congratulations to all award winners and conference participants at the 2013 Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference!

    Roberta Moorhouse and James Hanson are the Student Organization Advisors.

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