Three CIHS students head to SkillsUSA Nationals

Calvin Waligora, Skye Hunt-Schuft and Tim Saxton will represent Cambridge-Isanti High School Industrial Arts at the June 22-23 SkillsUSA Nationals in Missouri.

Three Cambridge-Isanti students will compete in next week’s National Leadership and Skills Conference sponsored by SkillsUSA and hosted in Kansas City, Mo.

Representing CIHS will be Tim Saxton, Skye Schuft-Hunt and Calvin Waligora. At the Minnesota SkillsUSA Conference held back in March, Saxton placed 1st in Welding, Schuft-Hunt was 1st in Carpentry, and Waligora won the Welding Sculpture competition. More than 5,500 students compete in 94 occupational and leadership skill areas at the national gathering.

SkillsUSA is a national organization what serves trade, industrial, technical and health occupation students in high schools, tech centers and two-year colleges. More than 1,100 business, industry and labor sponsors actively support SkillsUSA at the national level through financial aid, in-kind contribution and activity involvement.