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First-ever Governor’s Choice Award was presented by Governor Bill Lee to Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Oneida/Huntsville student Caleb Harris at the SkillsUSA State Competition VIP Dinner held in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Harris competed in the Post-Secondary Welding Sculpture competition. On Wednesday, it was announced that Caleb also won the gold medal and will now be competing in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in June 2019.

Governor Lee supports vocational technical training. He stated at the VIP dinner, “What’s happening here fits right into what I think is a very important part of education in the state of Tennessee.”

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1. Governor Bill Lee congratulates TCAT-Oneida/Huntsville student Caleb Harris for being awarded the Governor’s Choice Award for his welding sculpture on display at the SkillsUSA State Competition.

2. Caleb Harris’s welding sculpture which received the Governor’s Choice Award.

3. Governor’s Choice Award recipient Caleb Harris (center) pictured with Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora Tydings (left) and Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Oneida/Huntsville President Dwight Murphy (right) at recent SkillsUSA competition VIP dinner.