LOUISVILLE, Ky.Channellock Inc. will participate in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Louisville, June 24-28, 2019. NLSC is a showcase of the future skilled trade workforce where career and technical education students compete in 103 different trade, technical, and leadership fields.

“As a company built by skilled workers, we are passionate about career and technical education,” said Ryan DeArment, vice president of sales and marketing at Channellock Inc. “To close the skills gap, we need to invest in students to inspire the future of skilled labor in America. We are excited to see what these students can do.”

Channellock Exhibits in SkillsUSA TECHSPO

As part of the NLSC events, Channellock Inc. will exhibit during the SkillsUSA TECHSPO. Channellock Inc. will host games and giveaways for students to interact with Channellock tools at the booth.

“NLSC is all about hands-on experience,” said Ryan DeArment. “We want to give students a chance to do the same with our tools on the trade show floor and give them the full Channellock experience. We will also debut our latest innovation, the SpeedGripTM line of fast action tongue and groove pliers. We’ve found that the younger generations of American tradesmen are interested in the push-button style pliers, and we are excited to show SkillsUSA students what Channellock has to offer.”

Channellock “Owns” an Inning: Champions Night at Louisville Bats Game

Channellock Inc. will also “own an inning” at the Louisville Bats game, a minor league baseball team, on June 26 at 7 p.m. As sponsor of the first inning, Channellock Inc. has invited a veteran from Homes For Our Troops to throw the ceremonial first pitch.

Marine Staff Sergeant Bradley Lang from Stella, North Carloina, (a former SkillsUSA contestant) will do the honors on behalf of Channellock Inc. and SkillsUSA.

Channellock Announces Winner of Trade School Trade-Up

Channellock Inc. will also announce the winner of Channellock Trade School Trade-Up. This competition gives trade schools across America the chance to win a free supply of Channellock tools, a $5,000 cash prize, and a classroom makeover.

“The NLSC is a great place for us to announce our winner of the 2019 Trade School Trade-Up competition,” said Jon DeArment, president and chief operating officer at Channellock Inc. “This competition is all about improving the facilities and tools that students have access to during their trade school education. There’s no better place to celebrate the winner of this competition than at a SkillsUSA event.”

Publication date: 6/12/2019

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