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June 27

June 27, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

MCC students win silver team award at national SkillsUSA competition

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Two MCC students won the silver medal in the Audio/Visual Production competition at the 2017 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Medalists Charles Ames, Omaha, and Shirocco Williams, Omaha, were part of a group of 23 other MCC students that traveled to the competition after qualifying through the Nebraska competition.

 

The national conference took place June 19-23 and was the 53rd installment of the competition. Other MCC students competed in competitions related to plumbing, welding, photography, automotive repair and digital cinema. More than 16,000 students from across the United States participated in this year’s event.

 

For more information, visit skillsusa.org.

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.