Home of the SkillsUSA State Champions
The 2015, 2016 and 2017 State Champions and National Finalists were from this in-demand program.
The Design and Digital Print Technologies program is fully certified by the Printing Industries of America (PIA). The program is designed to provide students with the necessary experience to obtain competencies and employment skills required for entry-level positions in the field of graphic communications.
First-year students develop basic skills in offset printing, set-up and operation of printing equipment, tool use, and computer skills including Adobe InDesign. These skills are demonstrated through classroom assignments, printing projects, and competency testing.
Second-year students work with patronage accounts, in-house printing, screen printing, two- and four-color printing, computer design using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Further your pursuit
Upon successful completion of the program, students receive a Competency Attainment Certificate listing the skills obtained during the two-year program. Graduates may further their education in by attending a two- or four-year college and earning an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree.
A total of 20 students have won medals at state SkillsUSA graphic communications and leadership contests, and 6 students have competed nationally!