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Skills WinnersBCC students attending the 50th annual SkillsUSA North Carolina State Leadership and Skills Conference in Greensboro, joined with almost 1,800 high school and postsecondary students from across the state to compete in over 106 different skills and leadership categories.  SkillsUSA is the largest showcase of career and technical education in the state.  

Pictured from left to right are Colby Ashe – 5th place in high school welding, Clayton Dowless – West Bladen welding instructor, Andrew Ferguson – high school welding representing West Bladen High School, Ethan White – high school welding representing West Bladen High School, Darrian Hicks – 1st place Job Skills Demonstration A, Russell Packer – 3rd place BCC welding art sculpture, Mary Butler – 3rd place high school welding art sculpture representing West Bladen High School, Al Hester – BCC welding instructor, and Jonathan Lashley – 1st place BCC welding art sculpture.

For more information about the welding programs at BCC or the high schools, contact Edward Dent at 910 879-5652.