NCC Students Compete in District SkillsUSA Competition

Students from Northwest Iowa Community College, Sheldon, IA, competed in the local District SkillsUSA competition.

Auto & Light Duty Diesel – High School

1st Place – Carter Van Voorst, Hull, IA

2nd Place – Treaton Culver, Sheldon, IA

3rd Place – Shawn DeWit, Hawarden, IA

Auto & Light Duty Diesel – College

1st Place – Robert Beldt, Sheldon, IA

2nd Place – Lucas Sindt, Everly, IA

3rd Place – Kordell Kooiker, Sheldon, IA

SkillsUSA programs help to establish industry standards for job skill training in the lab and classroom, and promote community service. SkillsUSA is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and is also cited as a “successful model of employer-driven youth development training program” by the U.S. Department of Labor.

The mission of SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America’s high performance workers in public career and technical programs. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communication skills. It emphasizes total quality at work: high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free-enterprise system and involvement in community service.

For more information on SkillsUSA, or about any of the more than 50 programs offered at Northwest Iowa Community College, contact us by calling 712-324-5061 or 1-800-352-4907, email at, or visit our website at
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