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Lake City student advances to SkillsUSA national competition

From staff reportsMay 28, 2019

LAKE CITY, S.C. – A Lake City Early College High School student will represent South Carolina for the second consecutive year June 24-29 at the annual SkillsUSA Championships in Kansas City, Missouri.

Jalen Mitchell of Scranton advanced to the national competition after finishing in first place in the Action Skills category on March 14-16 at the SkillsUSA South Carolina championships in Greenville, according to a news release from Florence County School District Three.

In the Action Skills competition, students perform a five- to seven-minute demonstration of an occupational skill in an area in which they are training. Contestants use examples, experiments, displays or practical operations to clearly explain their skills using contestant-prepared visual aids.

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