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Linn State District SkillsUSA Winners

Over 60 students at Linn State Technical College are eligible to compete at the 2012 Missouri SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference being hosted at the college on March 29-31. 

Linn State students recently competed at the district level, bringing home more than 80 medals.

“Our students represented Linn State Technical College and their respected programs very well at the district contest,” said Aaron Kliethermes, Linn State SkillsUSA Lead Advisor.  “We have increased our members that are attending the state contest and I hope that will continue for the national contest in Kansas City.”

Linn State Central District Post-Secondary Winners

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives’, working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. SkillsUSA was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).

State competition information is available at

With more than 35 academic programs, Linn State Technical College is Missouri’s only public two-year technical college with a statewide mission to prepare students for profitable employment and a life of learning.  

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