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Leland High School Student Brings Home Second Place Medal

Congratulations to SVCTE Dental Assisting and Leland High School student Bella Johnson from San Jose Unified School District on winning the silver medal in Dental Assisting at the SkillsUSA National Competition in Atlanta, Georgia, June 20-24.

The Dental Assisting portion of the competition consisted of both a hands-on and written exam. The testing stations included taking impressions, identifying dental tools, x-rays, and chairside assistance. She displayed a wide range of dental terminology and knowledge for the written exam.

SkillsUSA is a national organization for Career Technical Education (CTE) students within the trade, technical, industrial, and health occupations. Annual competitions encourage students to challenge themselves within their chosen technical careers.