On the Cover: SkillsUSA Champion Eric Riley of Lanesville, Ind. Photo by Lloyd Wolf.
As different as the students on SkillsUSA’s national officer team are, they share one vital characteristic: having someone believe in them. Find out who … and how they were inspired to greater success.[Read]
The students were known as “animals.” Their new teacher, Richard Carter, was the “biggest, meanest” one the principal could find to combat them. Carter, a graduate of the same school, had no idea of what he was walking into this time but turned the class around in only a few months. [Read]
English wasn’t her first language. Her family’s culture frowned on girls playing sports, and then she signed up for an all-male class. But her background did provide the work ethic and thirst for new opportunities that have enabled Suzanne Raposo to leap over every hurdle. [Read]