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CGTC Student Lisa Stephens Wins SkillsUSA State Office

Lisa Stephens, a Central Georgia Technical College Radiologic Technology student, was recently elected as the SkillsUSA President for CGTC at the SkillsUSA State Competition held in Atlanta. Stephens is the first state officer for CGTC. She will officially be placed in her state position in May.

In Stephen’s leadership role, she will advocate for SkillsUSA and technical education. Stephens is dedicated to and supportive of SkillsUSA by bringing more students to participate in SkillsUSA. A commitment to community service and her goal to improve the overall image of career and technical education will be her priorities in the upcoming year.

Stephens stated that, “The American public needs to learn about, and understand, the need for skilled workers and how they're educated. SkillsUSA shows technical education in a positive light.”

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 communications 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. Its mission is to help its members become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.

Lisa Stephens

Submitted by Rebecca Ledford
March 28, 2012


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