RCS student Emma Klercker participating in a CTE class.

During the week of April 12-16, 21 students from a dozen Capital Region BOCES component schools competed against hundreds of their peers from across New York State. As part of that group, RCS Senior Emma Klercker placed third during her participation in the competitive program for Esthetics, Cosmetology.

SkillsUSA is a professional organization teaching technical, academic and employability skills that help high school and college students pursue successful careers. Members build these skills through student-led charitable acts, leadership conferences and other activities. Students in SkillsUSA participate in hands-on competitions in various fields such as science; technology; engineering; mathematics; building construction; and heating, ventilation and air conditioning. To learn more, visit https://www.nysskillsusa.org/

Congratulations to Ms. Klercker for this well-deserved honor!