On the Cover: SkillsUSA Champion Lloyd Daniel of Kansas City, Mo. Photo by Lloyd Wolf.
At age 21, she's traveled from her small hometown to Switzerland, China and Italy. Find out what got this cosmetologist started on the world competition trail and what kept her going when the going got tough. [Read]
It all started with a teacher's question about a local World War II hero. When students took ownership, a memorial kept growing that would eventually honor the unifying spirit of every American generation. [Read]
Next time you're grumbling about getting out of bed to go to school, think about this student who had to cross an ocean to get an education. His family's escape from a war-ravaged country was just the beginning of Nick Wettee's story. [Read]