Organizations

at the Elkhart Area Career Center

Students at the EACC have the opportunity to show off their skills and compete for championships and scholarships through SkillsUSA and FFA.

Organizations

at the Elkhart Area Career Center

Students at the EACC have the opportunity to show off their skills and compete for championships and scholarships through SkillsUSA and FFA.

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel. We provide educational programs, events, and competitions that support career and technical education (CTE) in the nation’s classrooms.

Mission Statement: SkillsUSA’s mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.

SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. SkillsUSA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors, and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work.

SkillsUSA serves more than 300,000 students and instructors annually.

The organization has 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations.

More than 14,500 instructors and administrators are professional members of SkillsUSA.

2020-2021 SkillsUSA State Winners

Gold

Student
Home School
Award
Competition
Teshai Bean
Elkhart East
Gold
Audio/Radio Production
Gwyneth Dorman
Elkhart West
Gold
Esthetics
Koleman Gerencer
Elkhart West
Gold
Motorcycle Service Technology
Sam Markanich
Jimtown
Gold
Power Equipment Technology
Conner Merrill
Concord
Gold
Diesel Equipment Technology
Blake Miller
Northridge
Gold
Audio/Radio Production
Wyatt Pearce
Penn Homeschooled
Gold
3-D Visualization and Animation
Brett Warman
Northridge
Gold
3-D Visualization and Animation
Alejandro Agguire
Concord
Silver
Collision Repair Technology
Deven Duttenhaver
Edwardsburg
Silver
Diesel Equipment Technology
Devlyn Quiroz
Elkhart East
Silver
Welding
Alexander Robakowski
Elkhart East
Silver
Marine Service Technology
Daniel Tavernier
Elkhart East
Silver
Power Equipment Technology
Andrew Brunson
Elkhart East
Bronze
Power Equipment Technology
Caden Lee
Northridge Homeschooled
Bronze
Architectural Drafting
Justin Teague
Edwardsburg
Bronze
Motorcycle Service Technology
Anna Vaughn
Northridge
Bronze
Job Skill Demonstration A

“Students who choose EACC become motivated, focused, and career oriented…”

-Brandon Eakins, EACC Director

FFA

Mission

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Vision

Students whose lives are impacted by FFA and agricultural education will achieve academic and personal growth, strengthen American agriculture and provide leadership to build healthy local communities, a strong nation and a sustainable world.

Why Join FFA

FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

FFA develops members’ potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experiences, which give members the tools to achieve real-world success.

Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers and premier professionals in many career fields.

Be a part of the largest student organization in the world.
Apply for more than $2 million in scholarships.
Meet new friends from across the country.
Learn skills that will help you in your future career.
Compete on leadership and judging teams.
Do your part in helping to provide food and fiber to the world.

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel. We provide educational programs, events, and competitions that support career and technical education (CTE) in the nation’s classrooms.

Mission Statement: SkillsUSA’s mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.

SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. SkillsUSA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors, and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work.

SkillsUSA serves more than 300,000 students and instructors annually.

The organization has 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations.

More than 14,500 instructors and administrators are professional members of SkillsUSA.

2020-2021 SkillsUSA State Winners

Gold

Student
Home School
Award
Competition
Teshai Bean
Elkhart East
Gold
Audio/Radio Production
Gwyneth Dorman
Elkhart West
Gold
Esthetics
Koleman Gerencer
Elkhart West
Gold
Motorcycle Service Technology
Sam Markanich
Jimtown
Gold
Power Equipment Technology
Conner Merrill
Concord
Gold
Diesel Equipment Technology
Blake Miller
Northridge
Gold
Audio/Radio Production
Wyatt Pearce
Penn Homeschooled
Gold
3-D Visualization and Animation
Brett Warman
Northridge
Gold
3-D Visualization and Animation
Alejandro Agguire
Concord
Silver
Collision Repair Technology
Deven Duttenhaver
Edwardsburg
Silver
Diesel Equipment Technology
Devlyn Quiroz
Elkhart East
Silver
Welding
Alexander Robakowski
Elkhart East
Silver
Marine Service Technology
Daniel Tavernier
Elkhart East
Silver
Power Equipment Technology
Andrew Brunson
Elkhart East
Bronze
Power Equipment Technology
Caden Lee
Northridge Homeschooled
Bronze
Architectural Drafting
Justin Teague
Edwardsburg
Bronze
Motorcycle Service Technology
Anna Vaughn
Northridge
Bronze
Job Skill Demonstration A

FFA

Mission

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Vision

Students whose lives are impacted by FFA and agricultural education will achieve academic and personal growth, strengthen American agriculture and provide leadership to build healthy local communities, a strong nation and a sustainable world.

Why Join FFA

FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

FFA develops members’ potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experiences, which give members the tools to achieve real-world success.

Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers and premier professionals in many career fields.

Be a part of the largest student organization in the world.
Apply for more than $2 million in scholarships.
Meet new friends from across the country.
Learn skills that will help you in your future career.
Compete on leadership and judging teams.
Do your part in helping to provide food and fiber to the world.

“Students who choose EACC become motivated, focused, and career oriented…”

-Brandon Eakins, EACC Director

Elkhart Area Career Center