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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.

Check it out: James Wood took this photo of Andrew Alexander running a new lathe in machine tool class. Wood attends the Tennessee Technology Center in Crump, where his advisor is Regina Wyatt.

We had more than 15 students from SkillsUSA
out here to cheer our team on, and
I am so thankful for their enthusiasm.

NASCAR’s Peyton Sellers after a recent race near Los Angeles .

Others are content with being average. As career and technical students of SkillsUSA, we know that tomorrow’s world is not going to be for average people. Life is too short to allow yourself to be average. I know that when you are, you are as close to the bottom as you are to the top.

National officer Isabel Soto of Brownsville, Texas

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SkillsUSA Champions | Spring 2009 | Volume 43, No. 3
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