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Yamaha Names Contest Chairs


Yamaha’s U.S. Marine Business Unit today announced that senior district service manager Kerry Schroder and district service manager Ron Lubic will serve as the Florida technical and co-technical contest chairs for the SkillsUSA Marine Service Technology competition.

Schroder and Lubic each have more than 25 years of experience in the marine industry and work with technical schools throughout Florida by connecting students interested in marine service careers with Yamaha dealers, organizing job shadow days for students at Yamaha dealers, mentoring students in the classroom, supporting instructors by presenting them with the latest content, and organizing local SkillsUSA competitions.

“Kerry Schroder and Ron Lubic accomplished incredible things with the tech schools in Florida by garnering school involvement with the competitions,” Yamaha marine training manager and technical chairperson Gregg Snyder said in a statement. “We are eager for them to lead the design of the Marine Service Technology competition while recruiting industry experts to support SkillsUSA, ensuring the competition is conducted professionally and the student competitors have a quality experience.”

SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving college/postsecondary, high school and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skill service occupations. The organization gives students opportunities to test their skills against others for a chance to compete on a national level to earn scholarships and other prizes.



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