Cole Froning took 11th place in the CNC milling competition at the SkillsUSA Championships which were held during the 2015 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, June 22 -26 in Louisville, Kentucky. Cole earned the right to advance to the national championships by taking first place at the regional and state competitions earlier this spring.
Cole has been preparing for the championships with the help of his instructor and SkillsUSA advisor, Rob Menker.He was among 6,000 other students who competed in 98 separate trade, technical and leadership events.The contests are organized with the help of industry, trade associations and labor organizations and students complete in hands-on competitions against other state winners from across the USA.
The SkillsUSA website states:“The philosophy of the Championships is to reward students for excellence, to involve industry in directly evaluating student performance and to keep training relevant to employers’ needs.”
Congratulations to Cole for your excellence and best wishes for your future success in precision machining.