Minnesota State Community and Technical College student Zach Schreiner is advancing to the national SkillsUSA competiton after winning first place in the recent Minnesota SkillsUSA annual event in Bloomington.
Schreiner, a second-year student in the Diesel Equipment Technology program on M State’s Moorhead campus, was the top state competitor in the Diesel Equipment Technology category. The national event is June 19-23 in Louisville, Ky.
Schreiner, a 2015 graduate of Sauk Rapids High School, is currently completing an internship at Nelson International in Fargo and plans to continue working at the company following his M State graduation in May. He also received an Academic Excellence Award for his academic achievements at M State during an awards ceremony at the college April 17.
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit that serves high school and college students who are preparing for careers in a trade, technical and skilled service occupations. Its state and national competitions are based on industry-driven occupational skills standards.