NIMS and Gene Haas Foundation Awards SkillsUSA Scholarships for Young Manufacturing Talent


Louisville, KY – NIMS, the precision manufacturing industry’s premier standards and certification body, and the Gene Haas Foundation (GHF), which provides scholarships to schools for students entering technical training programs, are partnering to provide scholarship funds directly to the near-future workforce. The scholarships were awarded to all SkillsUSA CNC competitors students.

During the week of June 19-23, nearly 150 students competed in precision manufacturing skills challenges at the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC). Competitors included high school and college students from nearly forty states who have won CNC Technician, CNC Milling Specialist, and CNC Turning Specialist state-level competitions.

For more details and the winners of the three 2017 CNC contests, click on the More Information link at the right.