Frederick County Public Schools students at the 58th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Atlanta.

Five students from Frederick County Public Schools’ Career and Technology Center (CTC) made the top 10 in their divisions at SkillsUSA national competition in Atlanta, the district announced Tuesday.

Twenty-nine FCPS students competed at the 58th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. The event features scores of contests that allow students in career and technical education programs to showcase and be judged on their skills and knowledge in a specific field. Events range from welding to dental assisting.

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Jillian Atelsek covers education for The Frederick News-Post. She grew up near Woodsboro, attended Walkersville High School and graduated from the University of Maryland in 2020 with degrees in journalism and history.

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