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SkillsUSA Champions features our members' photography. We're looking for images of SkillsUSA chapters in action, or the kind that show individual members' concentration or perspectives. The photographer's chapter is awarded $150. For details, email (put "Image Photo" in the subject header) or write SkillsUSA Champions, P.O. Box 3000, Leesburg, VA 20177.

At Brookhaven Technical Center in Bellport, N.Y., fashion/merchandising students Gina Cucceraldo and Amanda Erlwein work on gowns. Photography students, instructed by Don Miellie, help create portfolios for both classes.

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SkillsUSA Champions | Spring 2008 | Volume 42, No. 3
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