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Morris Knolls Student Scores High at National Tech Design Competition

William Owens

DENVILLE, NJ – A Morris Knolls High School sophomore placed 18th in the nation recently at a technical design competition.

The student, William Owens, was one of more than 6,000 students who competed at the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Louisville, Kentucky. The career and technical education students showcased their talents and competed in 100 different trade, technical and leadership fields. 

Owens competed in the computer aided design (CAD)/Technical Drafting competition.  He and 46 other state champions from around the country tested their skills on a written exam followed by a 7-hour drafting project to create drawings of a complex gear box. 

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Contestants were required to create 3D models using CAD for all parts and an assembly view illustrating how the parts fit together.  Additionally, they created drawings to show all dimensions, tolerances, and critical information required to cast and machine each part.

Details regarding SkillsUSA and the National Leadership and Skills Conference can be found at

www.SkillsUSA.org 

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