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Welcome to the South Pasadena High School SkillsUSA page!


SkillsUSA is a national CTE student organization that is based on Workplace Experiences, Leadership Development, Financial Management, Partner and Alumni Engagement, Community Engagement and Advocacy and Marketing. Founded in 2017.




2022-2023  Officers


Chapter Officers

President: Kiana Dettman

Vice President: Jenny Pietrzik

Secretary: Tia Guang

Treasurer: Kevin Pietrzik   

Parliamentarian: Charlotte Dekle                                     

Historian: Sophia Mertzel

Reporter: David Chong

Videographer: Foster Bright

Workplace Experiences Committee Chair: Open 




Facebook:  (Members)  (Public)


Twitter: @skillsusasphs

Instagram: @sphs_skillsusa


SkillsUSA Nationals 2022




Caitlyn Chailitilerd - National Competitor in Job Skills

Robert Zelenak - National Competitor Facilithon


Allison Lee - National Delegate



SkillsUSA State 2021


Gold Medalists: Entrepreneurship; Gabriel Vogel, Nadia Cho, Peter Xie, Eden Kim, Job Skills: Caitlyn Chailitilerd, Facilithon; Robert Zelenak, Related Technical Math; Ethan Xie, Graphic Design Imaging Dye Sublimation; James Wooton




SkillsUSA Nationals 2021




Gold Medalists: The Entrepreneurship Team; Avik Gautam, Annalea Pearson, Oscar Cassidy, and Isha Zafra

Bronze Medalist: Graphic Imaging Dye Sublimation; Maya Villasenor.

Finalists (Top 9): Chris Kuizon, Kiana Dettman, and Cyrus Hulme


SkillsUSA State 2020


SkillsUSA Nationals 2019

Gold Medalists: Occupational Health and Safety Notebook - Jolene Lee, Talulla Chow, Luyang Zhang

National Delegates: Mollie Parker and Mahal Montes

Certificate Recipients: Screen Printing; Jeffrey Oh, Computer Programming; Alex Parra, Occupational Health and Safety Notebook; Jolene Lee, Alicia Zhang, Luyang Zhang 

SkillsUSA Nationals 2018


Bronze Medalists: Community Service; Liz Osoy, Sebastian Chinen, and Peter Suh

National Delegates: Damian Ugalde and Mollie Parker

SkillsUSA Nationals 2017

Bronze Medalists: Entrepreneurship; Danielle Choy, Natalie Deng, Hayley Villapudua, and Brandon Lee



First State President is Victoria Venardi

First State Gold Medalist in Action Skills

First State Gold Medalists in Interactive Game Design and Development

First State Silver Medalists in Robotics Urban Search and Rescue

First 100% Score in Community Service

The Conference brochure cover was designed by member Erin Soohoo

The State Conference t-shirt was designed by Ryan Chavez

We have received the Gold Level Chapter of Excellence, for the 3rd year in a row



**Thank you to our SkillsUSA advisors: Sandra Matson-Fennell, Cathy Mason, Mike Hogan, Garrett Shorr, Anthony Garcia, and Eef Vanlersal.**