Author: Craig Moore

Insider’s Guide to (Virtual) Competition

The way SkillsUSA conducts our competitions might have temporarily changed as a result of the global pandemic, but one thing hasn’t: Earning a medal as a SkillsUSA Championships competitor is the same “kind-of-a-big-deal” it’s always been. Our 2021 Insider’s Guide could help you find your way to the virtual medal stage.

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Turning a ‘Mistake’ into a Defining Moment

A chance invitation from a SkillsUSA instructor helped Anthony Mitchell realize there were more opportunities in life than he’d ever dreamed possible. He hasn’t just taken advantage of those opportunities; he shares them with his community.

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Cooking Outside the Pan

EvaMarie Downs operated a thriving business in the culinary arts field she loved, but the pandemic threatened to derail her dreams. Undaunted, Downs used what she’d learned as a SkillsUSA student to adapt her business to the current environment, ensuring that the immunosuppressed people she serves in her California county are living — and eating — well.

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SkillsUSA Members Named Presidential CTE Scholars

There’s a reason the SkillsUSA Framework’s third component (personal and workplace skills are the first two of …

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PODCAST: Interview with Glori Beaufort

Glori Beaufort was a member of SkillsUSA in high school, but found ways to stay involved after graduation. We sit down with her to discuss her experiences as a SkillsUSA member and how the skills learned there have helped her as a professional photographer.

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Game Changer

Dave Curry is helping to continue the legacy of a Hershey, Pa., icon while changing the face of career and technical education at home and nationwide.

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