Stories @ TCAT

Sherrie Wilcox loves a challenges and the thrill of accomplishing her goals. She has been a trail blazer her whole life! She graduated high school early. An international company hired her as their first female sales representative and she became their number one salesperson within a year.  She is currently enrolled in the Diesel Powered Equipment Technology Program at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Knoxville. Believing education is important to the strength of our country, she loves being part of SkillsUSA and speaking with stakeholders about career and technical education.  In the future, she hopes to travel the world selling green diesel technology.

Since enrolling at TCAT Knoxville Sherrie has accomplished the following:

  • She was elected as Vice President of TCAT Knoxville’s SkillsUSA chapter and Student Government Association in October 2015
  • Earned the Tennessee Statesman Award in November 2015
  • She was elected in November 2015 as SkillsUSA Tennessee College Post-secondary Reporter
  • Won a gold medal in the Job Interview competition at the SkillsUSA Tennessee Leadership and Skills Conference in April 2016
  • Earned a Gold level for the President’s Volunteer Service Award in June 2016
  • In June 2016 she was elected as a SkillsUSA National Officer

Sherrie is scheduled to graduate the Diesel Powered Equipment Technology program in December 2016. She will enroll in the Machine Tools Technology Program at TCAT Knoxville in January 2016 to pursue her diploma in that program. Sherrie will serve as a SkillsUSA National Officer from September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2017. We look forward to see what Sherrie will do during her service as a National Officer! Congratulations Sherrie!