Front, Advisor Alisha Alston, SkillsUSA President Preston Prince, SkillsUSA Historian Chrissilynn Ammons, Hannah Brown, and Advisor Chef Axelberg; back row, Chance Holmes Snowden, Advisor Lionel Sweat, Marcos Garcia, Lydia Parker, SkillsUSA VicePresident Autumn Brown, and Advisor Fred Mason Jr. Not pictured was April Jackson.
Columbus Career and College Academy’s SkillsUSA students will take their usual northerly journey to Camp Dixie in Fayetteville to participate in their fifth state leadership training.
This 2-1/2 day experience sends students through different workshops from how to run a chapter, to building teams, to competing in leadership contests, to participating in “The Great Experience.”
CCCA took five advisors and eight students this year, with seven members and one advisor seeing this adventure for the first time. All seven members came home with their State Leadership Award and they will be recognized at SkillsUSA State Conference in April, 2017 in Greensboro. The coveted “Dixie Cup” winner this year was team blue, which included Chef Axelberg, Hannah Brown, and Marcos Garcia, but every student who goes to this training comes back a winner.