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Tailor-Made for Success

An early glimpse of his new school sparked a fire for the skilled trades that would fuel this SkillsUSA Massachusetts student’s future, a perfect fit of technical skills, leadership skills and one cherished red jacket.

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Purpose Cemented by Passion

It’s fitting that Peyton Holland is the executive director of the National Technical Honor Society. After all, the inherent honor of the skilled trades was ingrained in him early on by his father. To reach his full potential, however, Holland would need more building blocks to success. He’d find them in a SkillsUSA masonry classroom.

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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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Earning Her Future While Serving Her Country

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.

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“I’m In It for Them” — Instructor Receives National Honors for Preparing Career-Ready Students

“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.

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From National Officer to National Television

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.

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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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