Category: Students

Building Smiles with Legos

Having once stayed at the Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany, Okla., Rebecca Heiderstadt didn’t hesitate when fellow student Jennifer Taylor asked her to help bring a fun activity to the center. Heiderstadt had suffered an aneurysm at age 11 and spent time there relearning how to walk and talk. Taylor thought up the weeklong…
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A Showcase of Champions

  SkillsUSA Massachusetts gold medalists displayed their brass grandfather clock during Dracut Old Home Day, the community’s largest event, where attendance tops 15,000. Metal fabrication students from Greater Lowell Technical High School in Tyngsboro built the clock for the 2014 state SkillsUSA Championships. Health services students displayed their own project on sports-related concussions, which won…
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Veterans Honored for Service

SkillsUSA members at Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy in Elizabeth, N.J., held a luncheon for 20 veterans from the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home in Menlo Park. Culinary arts students prepared the meals and presented the vetarans with certificates honoring them for their military service. “The students who participated were proud of the…
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