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.