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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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Following Her Blueprint

Dylan Laumbach isn’t leaving her dream of becoming a mechanical engineer to chance. She’s built a solid plan for turning her vision into reality.

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Serving the Poor is Her Medical Mission

Brice Harader-Pate always makes the most of family support and educational opportunities. Now she’s paying it forward by providing critical medical care to those who need it most.

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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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Believing Means Seeing It Through

When the opportunity of a lifetime presented itself, Paravi Das didn’t hesitate to give it her all, but an unexpected crisis meant a temporary setback. Drawing on her talent, passion and determination, this singer, artist and SkillsUSA Virginia president put on her red jacket and continued reaching for the stars.

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From SkillsUSA.org

SkillsUSA Names Top Three “Models of Excellence” Schools

Winners Highlighted for Application of SkillsUSA Framework in Chapter Programming Leesburg, Va. — The top three schools in the nation were recognized for excellence in …

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2020 Fine Homebuilding Scholarship Winners Announced

Fine Homebuilding has awarded 14 #KeepCraftAlive scholarships to SkillsUSA members studying in construction-related fields who plan to continue their education for the 2020-21 academic year. …

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New National Officers

Join us in congratulating the newly-elected 2020-21 SkillsUSA National Officer Team! These members will lead SkillsUSA over the next year as the organization navigates new …

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