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NHS student named VP of SkillsUSA

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Northport High School student Rain Middendorf, who is currently enrolled in the cosmetology department of SkillsUSA, was recently named the Vice President of the Long Island Chapter of the organization, Area VI.

SkillsUSA is a program that empowers its members to become dedicated workers, leaders and responsible American citizens, improving the quality of our nation's future skilled workforce. Students develop framework skills that are grounded in academics.

Rain gave a speech in front of SkillsUSA student delegates from across Long Island and was elected based on her peers’ votes. Her duties as Vice President consist of presiding at meetings and functions in the absence of the president and being well informed of the issues and skilled in handling the Area VI’s business. Additionally, Rain will be responsible for an array of program planning, and working with other elected officers to assist the president of Area VI.