Submitted Photo Jeremiah Johnson and Jimmy McNish from Ava High School’s SkillsUSA Chapter recently competed at the South Central SkillsUSA district contests at West Plains. They competed in Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair against several regional career schools. Jeremiah placed 10th overall and Jimmy placed 7th. SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.