Students to test law enforcement skills Saturday

Area high school students interested in criminal justice will be taking part in a competition tomorrow at Columbus East High School, organized by Skills USA and the C4 program

Chris Schilling with Ivy Tech Community College in Columbus says that the first place winner of the competition will receive a scholarship to Ivy Tech. Students from  Southeastern Career Center, Prosser Career Education Center, and C4 who are members of the Skills USA career and technical student organization will be competing.

The skills competition will start at 8 a.m. at the school’s auto shop and in Room 142. Skills tests will include a simulated traffic stop, a written exam, and collecting finger prints.  The winners will represent Southeastern Indiana at a statewide competition, which could lead to representing Indiana at a national competition in Kentucky.