The SkillsUSA Statesman Award recognizes a student's demonstration of SkillsUSA knowledge, civic awareness, and leadership skills, along with an understanding of the SkillsUSA Framework and ability to articulate their personal experience in career and technical education (CTE). The Statesman Award is the highest honor a SkillsUSA West Virginia member can earn at the state level. Recipients receive a lapel pin and certificate of competition during the closing ceremony of the SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference conducted at Cedar Lakes, WV.
The following students earned the Statesman Award and received their pins:
Eli Henry-Carpentry; Adriana Brunty–Law and Public Safety; Aden McCormill-Machine Trades; Makayla McGlothlin-Law and Public Safety; Brianna Smith-Graphic Design; Savannah Smith-Pre-Cosmetology; Cameron Ramey-Collision Repair; Kenzie Morrison-Law and Public Safety; Nick Prichard-Welding
Wyatt Board was selected as a WV SkillsUSA State Officer serving as Vice President for Region 1
Bobbie Payton, Brian Lawrence, Hugh Roberts, Jeremey Lewis