Wareham native among winners of SkillsUSA gold

Jul 2, 2023

Wareham’s Emma King was named among the Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School gold medal winners in the Occupational Health and Safety category at the SkillsUSA national competition.

King, along with the other two winners, are in Upper Cape’s Environmental Technology Technical Program.

Eleven Upper Cape students, including King, traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to compete among other technical schools on Monday, June 19 at the national competition.

SkillsUSA is a national organization aimed at providing students with opportunities in leadership, citizenship and character development through programming that is supported by over 1,000 corporations, trade associations, businesses and labor unions.

Students learn workplace ethics, workmanship, scholarship and safety throughout the organization’s training.