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April 21, 2015

Their Skills are Dog-Gone Good

Construction students at Jackson (Ga.) High School have designed and built doghouses for sale. They also donated several to the Butts County Sheriff’s Office K-9 units. The project gives students…

Chapter News

April 21, 2015

Thinking Inside the Box to Save Ducks

Students Joseph Beebe and T.J. Frampton stepped up to help ducks nest on Goat Island on the Pocomoke River near Snow Hill, Md. The island’s department of public works director,…

Chapter News

April 21, 2015

Taking a Bite Out of Food Waste

To reduce cafeteria food waste at Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School in Bourne, Mass., Jack Rodgers and Joseph Fisher, environmental science and technology students, have developed a composting system…

Chapter News

February 18, 2015

Here comes the bride, all dressed in … toilet paper?

Cosmetology students at Calhoun County Career Technical Center in Jacksonville, Ala., participated in a team-building exercise involving designing and constructing wedding dresses from toilet paper — a total of six…

Chapter News

February 18, 2015

Sharing a difficult story

Learning that human sex trafficking was taking place around Fort Worth, Texas, students in the video production class at Southwest High School used their technical skills to tell the story.

Chapter News

February 18, 2015

No roping or clowning in this rodeo

Assembling bikes for a safety rodeo. Students at Wilkes Community College (WCC) in Wilkesboro, N.C., participated in a bicycle safety rodeo honoring Seth Teague, a local child who died in…

Chapter News Students

January 13, 2015

Building Smiles with Legos

Having once stayed at the Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany, Okla., Rebecca Heiderstadt didn’t hesitate when fellow student Jennifer Taylor asked her to help bring a fun activity to…

Chapter News Students

January 13, 2015

A Showcase of Champions

SkillsUSA Massachusetts gold medalists displayed their brass grandfather clock during Dracut Old Home Day, the community’s largest event, where attendance tops 15,000. Metal fabrication students from Greater Lowell Technical…

Chapter News Students

January 13, 2015

Veterans Honored for Service

SkillsUSA members at Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy in Elizabeth, N.J., held a luncheon for 20 veterans from the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home in Menlo Park.

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