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WHO:       Approximately 300 Students from the Corpus Christi, Laredo, Eagle Pass, Kingsville, Alice, Beeville, Robstown
                and Victoria School Districts

WHAT:      Open Ceremony for SkillsUSA District 12 Conference

WHEN:      Tuesday, October 2, from 9:15 to 10 a.m.

WHERE:    University Center, Lone Star Ballroom

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas SkillsUSA will hold its opening ceremony for the 8th annual District 12 Conference at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 in the University Center, Lone Star Ballroom.
Texas SkillsUSA, a non-profit youth organization which facilitates trade and industrial education, involves nearly 15,500 student and professional members who are enrolled in high school trade and industrial programs. Teachers benefit as well by enhancing their career and technology education programs, improving attitudes in the classroom, and gaining support from local businesses.

Texas SkillsUSA brings together educators, administrators, corporate America, labor organizations, trade associations and government in a coordinated effort to address the nation’s need for a globally competitive, educated and skilled work force.