SkillsUSA is a national organization that promotes technical excellence through organized student competition among technical institutions. The Washburn Tech chapter has a proud history of success on the state and national levels. Student activities promote leadership, technical skill development, and public service; any Washburn Tech student in good standing may participate in SkillsUSA. Faculty sponsors supervise the activities and training for competitions.
National Technical Honor Society
The National Technical Honor Society recognizes and honors Washburn Tech students for outstanding academic and personal achievements. The National Technical Honor Society promotes the qualities of honesty, service, leadership, and career development.
Washburn Tech students are nominated for The National Technical Honor Society by the instructors or may self-nominate. They must be in the last semester of their program. Students are evaluated on the basis of their academic and attendance records, community involvement, character and financial accountability. Final selection into The National Technical Honor Society is made by a committee of instructors and an administrator.
Student Activities Council
Washburn Tech students can volunteer to serve on the Student Activities Council. Students meet to plan activities and offer suggestion to improve the campus and the learning environment. The students learn leadership, teamwork, and social skills.