02 July 2014
The Automated Manufacturing Technology team from South Central College (SCC) brought home the Silver Medal from the national SkillsUSA competition, held June 23 – 27 in Kansas City. SkillsUSA is a nationwide career and technical student organization that serves more than 300,000 students and their instructors in technical, skilled and service occupation instructional programs.
SCC team members Adam Jutz, Tyler Schmidt and Devin Wetzel, earned their way to the national SkillsUSA competition after finishing in 1st Place in the Minnesota state competition. At the national competition, they competed against 12 other post-secondary teams from throughout the nation.
Jutz, Schmidt and Wetzel are all students in SCC’s Computer Integrated Machining (CIM) program. CIM is a high tech field that utilizes analytics and automation in the advanced manufacturing process, to take a production idea from design to development to finished product. South Central College offers CIM on both its North Mankato and Faribault campuses.
Devin, Tyler and Adam being judged during competition
South Central College (SCC) is a comprehensive community and technical college that is part of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system, with campuses in Faribault and North Mankato. SCC has more than 50 technical career and professional programs, with a variety of certificate and Associate degree options. The college alos offers a liberal arts and sciences curriculum that enables learners to earn an Associate in Arts degree from SCC before transferring to complete a Bachelor's degree at a four-year college or university. SCC is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer/Educator.
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