Author: Jane DeShong Short

Giving Props to Local Firefighters

SkillsUSA Kentucky carpentry students donate their skills to support some of their community’s most valued protectors.

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Carver Center students

SkillsUSA Students Help Young Teen Parents Step Up

SkillsUSA teaches students to strive for personal success while inspiring others to do the same. SkillsUSA Illinois students walked that talk through their support of a project designed to help teen parents graduate.

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Making a Difference for Valued Veterans

SkillsUSA Pennsylvania students experience the power and pride of service while providing yearlong assistance for local veterans in need.

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The Wheels on This Bus Go ‘Round and ‘Round … Again

SkillsUSA Massachusetts students convert a decommissioned passenger bus into a welcome career-building resource for their local community.

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Serving Those Who Served

SkillsUSA New Jersey students, teachers and their families rally behind local veterans with a gift donation campaign.

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Models of Excellence are Always in Fashion

Students from these three SkillsUSA chapters created unique service projects that strengthened their skills, served their communities and earned national recognition. What can other chapters learn from their efforts? Plenty.

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