The daughter of Colombian immigrants, Lizetthe Moreno understood the value of hard work at an early age thanks to her parents’ example. Driven by a desire to give back to the country that offered her family a brighter future, this SkillsUSA alum and soon-to-be-Marine has become a positive example all her own.
“Once I got involved in SkillsUSA, it evolved my curriculum.” Our Advisor of the Year shares her secrets of turning classroom success into career success for her students.
How hard is it to go from appearing onstage in front of 10,000 people to appearing on national television in front of millions? If you talk to Jay Clifton, he makes the journey seem easy. But the reality is that a lot of sweat and hard work led to both.
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.
Carpentry students appear on a national broadcast to advocate for the skilled trades.
As a culinary arts and hospitality professional, Damien Lopez loves making other people happy. Through his ongoing journey as a transgender man, he’s learned the importance of making himself happy, too.