More than $800,000 in student scholarships and prizes will be awarded next week.


Delaware SkillsUSA contests were held at sites throughout the state in the month of February with nearly 900 students, advisers, and judges who represent business and industry from throughout the state participating in 61 state contests. 


The more than $800,000 in student scholarships and prizes will be awarded from partners such as Automotive Training Center, Delaware Technical Community College, Universal Technical Institute, IBEW Local 313, Keen Gas Company, Lincoln Electric, Lowe’s, Miller Electric Manufacturing Company, Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College, and more. 


The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 13 at Howard High School of Technology, 401 E. 12th St. in Wilmington.


The top medalist in each contest will be recognized for his or her outstanding achievement. Gold medalists will earn the honor of representing the state of Delaware at the 2019 National SkillsUSA conference to be held in Louisville, Kentucky.


Delaware SkillsUSA is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) that recognizes the importance of students, teachers, and industry partners working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA incorporates curricular and co-curricular experiences to emphasize the importance of knowledge, leadership, skill development, and teamwork. To learn more about Delaware SkillsUSA, please contact Mike Fitzgerald by phone at: (302) 857-3334 or by email at [email protected].us.


The attached photo features the state officers. All are POLYTECH High School students.

The awards will be streamed live! Select the direct stream link to view the ceremony.  Click here for troubleshooting information.