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March 09, 2016

SkillsUSA Alumni Newsletter: March 2016

The March edition of the SkillsUSA Alumni and Friends newsletter has been published and emailed to all subscribers. You can read it here. If you’d like…

Press Releases

March 03, 2016

Going for Gold, SkillsUSA Helps Volvo CE North America Celebrate Articulated Hauler’s 50th Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SkillsUSA contacts: Jane DeShong Short or Karen Kitzel 703-777-8810, or Volvo is launching promotion to celebrate the construction industry and support…

Chapter News

February 25, 2016

A Grand Drive to End Poverty Everywhere

Lehi (Utah) High School students collected one “grand” to support Let’s End Poverty and to spread awareness worldwide. Within two weeks, these students collected and sorted bags of donations including…

Chapter News

February 25, 2016

Civic duty? Check

“If you don’t do anything, you can’t control the government. It’s your right as a citizen. You might as well use it,” says Colin Clark, a graphic and visual communications…

Chapter News

February 25, 2016

Not Down the Drain

Caitlin Monagle and McKenzie Hartman, environmental technology students at Minuteman High School in Lexington, Mass., have installed decals at catch basins that direct storm water into nearby Morses Pond, a…

Chapter News

February 25, 2016

A Virtual Step Back in Time

In Grand Rapids, Mich., students at Kent Career Technical Center and Kent Innovation High School are collaborating on a virtual tour of Historic Fort Wayne (Ind.), site of a battle…


February 17, 2016

Lowe’s Social Media Challenge Winners Announced

The results are in, and SkillsUSA is thrilled to announce the Lowe’s/SkillsUSA Social Media Challenge winners!  1st Place, $25,000 community service grant — Palestine High School, Palestine, Texas 2nd Place,…


January 06, 2016

SkillsUSA Alumni Newsletter: January 2016

The latest issue of the SkillsUSA Alumni and Friends newsletter has been emailed to our list. You can read it online here. If you’d like to subscribe,…

Chapter News

December 17, 2015

Helping Kids Stay Safe

In Arizona, the law, public safety and security students at Pima County Joint Technical Education District have been working on a child safety program with Tucson police Detective Joseph Wall…

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Jane A. DeShong Short

Senior Manager, Public Relations/Communications

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Associate Director, Communications

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