SkillsUSA Blog

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… Read More

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. With… Read More

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… Read More

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 High… Read More

Honoring Those Who’ve Served

“Heart for Heroes” at York (Pa.) County School of Technology honored men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Students Susana Marte, who has enlisted in the… Read More

He Fosters Dignity Among Kids

In 2012, Alex St. Pierre and his mother started an organization to provide backpacks to foster children in transition. Known as Bags of Dignity, it collects these backpacks and fills… Read More