Author: Jane DeShong Short

An “Eagle” Eye for Those in Need

SkillsUSA Missouri students exemplify their school’s values through a yearly holiday service project that benefits local children and their families.

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Serving Their Community Two Wheels at a Time

SkillsUSA students donate their time and skills to provide refurbished bikes for local children living in Habitat for Humanity homes.

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Student-Created Diversity Workshop Wins Award … and Hearts

SkillsUSA students created a virtual workshop designed to inspire discussions on diversity and inclusion within their community. Soon they’d be sparking those discussions across the nation.

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Hammering Home Their Skills Through Service

SkillsUSA members donate their burgeoning carpentry skills to restore a much-loved gazebo in the center of their town.

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Big Skills, Big Brains, Big Futures

This group of five SkillsUSA members and 2021 Presidential Scholars smashes the myth that the skilled trades and academics don’t play nicely together. In fact, as these students exemplify, they’re the best of friends.

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SkillsUSA Students Help Build a More Effective Local Police Force

Three graduating classes of carpentry and electrical students from one Massachusetts school sharpened their technical skills by giving back to their local police department.

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