Redmond High School junior Kyler Outman recently qualified to participate in the SkillsUSA national competition scheduled for June 25-29, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky.
SkillsUSA is national organization comprised of students, teachers and industry partners focused on providing the United States with a skilled workforce through career and technical education (CTE) classes.
Outman earned his trip to the national competition by winning a gold medal in cabinet-making and power equipment technologies at the SkillsUSA state competition held in April in Milwaukie, Oregon. He beat out the second place finisher by 400 points.
During the national competition, Outman will participate in a variety of challenges, including parts identification, failure analysis, reassembly of a lawn tractor transmission, fuel injection theory, circuitry and voltage drop tests, engine failure to run diagnostic, mock interviews, and much more.
“The challenges I will compete in at nationals involve skills learned from my CTE classes at Redmond High,” he said. “I’m thankful to attend a school in a district focused on providing students with …