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Highway Tests Talent at PA SkillsUSA

Tom met with students after the competition to go over the correct diagnosis and how they would have found it

On April 11, 2019, Highway staff volunteered as judges in the 2019 SkillsUSA Pennsylvania State Diesel Technology Competition at the Lebanon Valley Exposition Center & Fairgrounds in Lebanon, PA, and the Heavy Equipment (Operators) Competition at the Volvo CE Customer Center in Shippensburg, PA.

Diesel Technology Competition

HR, Marketing, & Communications Manager Jennifer Nauss and Senior Technical Advisor Tom Mader judged the State Diesel Technology Competition in Lebanon. The Diesel Competition featured 10 20-minute stations that included a written exam. Tom judged the electrical station, and Jennifer judged the resume and interview portion of the competition.

The 10 competitors, who won local and/or district/regional competitions for the right to attend the state-level competition, represented nine career and technology high school programs throughout PA. The winner will be eligible to attend the national SkillsUSA competition in summer 2019.

“This is my fourth year volunteering as a judge, and every year, I am impressed with the commitment th