National Contest Supports The Education Of Next Generation of Imagers

August 19, 2015 at 5:50 pm 1 comment

SkillsUSA 2015 - Fairfax, Viginia

SkillsUSA 2015

SkillsUSA, a national organization serving educators and students as they prepare to enter technical occupations, recently hosted the 51st annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference Championship in Louisville, Kentucky. Student winners walked away with thousands of dollars in prizes — and the sought-after championship title.

More than 6,000 outstanding career and technical education students — all state contest winners — competed in 100 different trade, technical and leadership fields. Students worked against the clock and each other, proving their expertise in occupations such as screen printing, dye sublimation, computer-aided drafting, T-shirt design and advertising design.

International Coatings is a proud sponsor & supporter of the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.

This year’s winners in the Screen Printing Technology were: Travis Hathaway (Waynesville Career Center, Waynesville, Missouri) – High School Level. Kimberly Jepson (Salt Lake community College, Salt Lake City, Utah – College Level.

IC is proud to contribute to their success by providing starter kits.

SkillsUSA 2015 - Fairfax, Virginia

SkillsUSA 2015

“Because of their partnership, SGIA industry development initiatives dovetail nicely with the mission of the SkillsUSA organization in providing a skilled workforce. By leading the Screen Printing Technology and Graphic Imaging — Sublimation competitions, we can assure that competition standards align with industry needs,” said Johnny Shell, SGIA’s Vice President of Technical Service.

International Coatings manufactures a complete line of non-phthalate screen printing inks, including a wide variety of whites, specialty inks, special effects inks, color matching systems, additives and reducers. For more information on our products, please visit our website at

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Jordan  |  August 26, 2015 at 6:17 am

    This seems like an amazing initiative. It’s so important to get the next generation excited about screen printing! Thanks for sharing.


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