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SkillsUSA Week T-shirt 2023

2023 SkillsUSA Week T-shirt Design Contest Winner Announced

Congratulations to Clara Brown from Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua, Ohio for winning the SkillsUSA Week T-shirt Design Challenge! Her advisor is Jeff Bertke. SkillsUSA Week is celebrated in February each year. This year’s dates are Feb. 6-10, 2023. SkillsUSA Week gives state associations, advisors and student members the opportunity to promote SkillsUSA programs…
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SkillsUSA WorldSkills Competitor Wins Bronze in International Welding Competition, Oct. 17-20 in Cleveland

Jordan Packer of Utah won a bronze medal in Welding at the international WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition, held Oct. 17-20 at the Lincoln Electric Welding Technology and Training Center in Cleveland. Packer was the sole U.S. competitor for the event, which was part of a series of 62 WorldSkills 2022 Special Edition competitions, presented by Samsung.

#MadeInSkillsUSA Fall Social Media Campaign

SkillsUSA Champions: Show the nation what you made … and what you’re made of! SkillsUSA wants to showcase the great accomplishments our members make every day as skilled workers and leaders. Share a photo that highlights YOUR skilled accomplishments using the hashtag #MadeInSkillsUSA. That photo can represent something you made with your hands in or…
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State Associations Recognized for State Standards of Excellence

SkillsUSA’s State Standards of Excellence program experienced growth in its sixth year as 39 states completed the process and received recognition in 2022. The purpose of the program is to ensure state associations have in place policies, procedures and structure on an annual basis that deliver a high level of service to their SkillsUSA membership.

SkillsUSA Instructors Honored for Teaching Excellence

The Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence was presented to 20 teachers across the United States this week, including 12 registered SkillsUSA instructors. The prize recognizes outstanding instruction in the skilled trades in U.S. public high schools and the teachers who inspire students to learn skills for life after graduation.

WorldSkills USA Will Go for Gold in International Welding Competition, Oct. 17-20 in Cleveland

Jordan Packer of Utah will compete in the upcoming WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition on Oct. 17-20. The international welding competition will be held at the Lincoln Electric Welding Technology and Training Center in Cleveland.

Support the Trades — and SkillsUSA — in Fashion

The latest “Support the Trades” campaign from Tractor Supply Company (TSC) and Carhartt is underway. As part of this campaign, Carhartt and TSC have an expanded “Support the Trades” line of shirts and hats designed by Carhartt, with a portion of the proceeds being donated to SkillsUSA! Show your pride for the skilled trades you proudly represent and the “Champions at…
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2022 SkillsUSA and Fine Homebuilding #KeepCraftAlive Scholarship Recipients

Fine Homebuilding and #KeepCraftAlive annually award multiple $2,500 college/post-secondary scholarships to SkillsUSA students in the construction pathways as part of their mission to support students who possess a passion for the skilled trades. Amelia Hess Mountainview High School, Va. Annah Evavold North Dakota College of Science, N.D. Annie Krukis Morris County School of Technology, N.J.…
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SkillsUSA Names Top Three “Models of Excellence” Chapters

Winners Honored for SkillsUSA Framework Application in Chapter Programming Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA announced its top three chapters for the 2022 Models of Excellence (MOE) program during the awards session at the National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Atlanta, on Friday, June 24. The three winners were selected from a talented field of 24…
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2022 Scholarship winners

2022 SkillsUSA Scholarship Recipients

Each year, SkillsUSA awards members with a variety of scholarships and grants made possible by the generosity of committed partners and friends. Recipients of two of those scholarships for 2022 are listed below, and more will be named leading up to the week of our national conference. Stay connected with skillsusa.org for news on the…
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