LEESBURG, Va. — Viega LLC has announced support for SkillsUSA. The 2021 sponsorship will support the mission of SkillsUSA and the manufacturing career cluster of the national SkillsUSA Championships.

“SkillsUSA salutes Viega LLC for this partnership, which includes support for our workforce development events for middle-school, high-school, and college/postsecondary students enrolled in public career and technical education programs,” said SkillsUSA’s executive director, Chelle Travis. “Our students deserve this opportunity to receive useful leadership training and showcase their technical skills. As a verified talent pipeline and skills gap solution, SkillsUSA graduates 100,000 students each year who complete their technical programs and are career ready. We could not deliver our mission without this crucial partner support.”

“Viega LLC and the Viega Trades Education Network (VTEN) are proud to partner with SkillsUSA,” said Viega Trades Education Network Program Manager Daniel Rademacher. “SkillsUSA provides a valuable service to young people looking for opportunities to advance their life skills in pursuing a career in plumbing, plumbing service, HVAC service, or any of the pipe trades. We look forward to being an integral part of SkillsUSA’s mission to help instill confidence in students to pursue their passion in the career path of their choice.”

At the virtual SkillsUSA Championships, state gold medalists who advanced to national competition will be tested in 106 leadership and hands-on occupational skills contests, the majority of which are STEM-focused.


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