SkillsUSA Washington

June 2024: What’s Up Washington?

June 2024 Newsletter

We are officially 1 week away from NLSC 2024! We can’t wait to see all our state champions in Atlanta! 

What’s New 🤩


We’d like to give a warm welcome to several new leaders! Please welcome Jenna McDonald as our new Board Secretary, Lauren Thomas as a new Central Region Coordinator, and Megan Ritchie as a new Olympic Region Representative. We’re excited to have you all on board!

Don’t forget, we also have an opening for our Middle School Representative. If you are interested in this position please reach out to our Director of Education & Association Support, Courtney Hutchin.


Have you checked out the scholarships page on our website? We are regularly adding scholarships that SkillsUSA students can apply for. Check it out here. Below is our latest scholarship opportunity that opens today!

Aerotek NLSC 2024 “Make Your Mark” Scholarship
Opens June 17, 2024: The SkillsUSA-Aerotek Make Your Mark Scholarship is returning to support NLSC competitors! The Aerotek NLSC 2024 “Make Your Mark” scholarship will award 18 student competitors $2,500 to be used toward postsecondary Fall 2024 tuition. Learn More.

2024-2025 Program of Work

The SkillsUSA Washington 2024-2025 Program of Work is available on our website! Please review the Program of Work to learn what’s on the horizon for the next academic year.

Our Newsletter Design

We’re thrilled to release our freshly revamped newsletter, brought to life by our talented new Director of Communications, Veronika Zwicke! In addition to our revamped website, our social media channels and mobile apps are also undergoing an exciting transformation. Keep an eye on our socials for all the exciting new updates!

What’s Great 👍


We have a new Opportunities section on our Student Resources web page. There we will be sharing opportunities that help students develop leadership skills, gain paid work experience, and engage in meaningful volunteer activities. Check out one of our opportunities below!

Part-Time Technician Assistant & Apprentice at Seattle Injector Co.
Job Description: Assist diesel fuel system technicians in their daily tasks, including front counter reception, receiving and following up mail and phone calls and questions, ordering, receiving & handling parts and other deliveries, redelivering and shipping repaired parts, preparing and entering customer work orders, bills, and invoices, and assisting our experienced technicians. Open to all ages, including students under 18, depending on their educational history. Learn More.

Do you have an opportunity for students you’d like to share? Please reach out to our Executive Director, Karmen Warner.

What’s Next 🚀

NLSC 2024

It’s crunch time for NLSC 2024! For those of you attending, we will be sending an additional email out this afternoon with more details.

If you haven’t done so already please download the SkillsUSA Washington NSLC App. All the information you will need along with important updates will be available via app.

Enjoy Your Summer 🌞

Be sure to sit back and relax this summer! We can’t wait to see what next year has in store for all of our current and future champions!

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