Mike Rowe on Closing the Gap with SkillsUSA

He’s not afraid to get his hands dirty. He will put on a work hat and overalls to get the job done or a suit and tie to address congress. While he celebrates education in all forms, his message to “work hard AND smart” demonstrates his understanding of the need for skilled workers. He firmly supports SkillsUSA and career and technical education with both his voice and through his foundation, MikeRoweWORKS. Here is an interview from Mike Rowe as he visits the 2017 SkillsUSA National Championships; by the way, for the last three years, LCCTC has proudly sent its students to compete at these same championships and heard his message first-hand: