Delaware SkillsUSA Students Excel at National Leadership and Skills Conference

On June 21 – 23, 2016 students and advisors from across the state attended the 52nd annual National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Delaware students represented our state in competitive events that included: Architectural Drafting, Automotive Service Technology, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Carpentry, Computer Programming, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Diesel Equipment Technology, Electronics Technology, Extemporaneous Speaking, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Industrial Motor Controls, Information Technology, Masonry, Plumbing, Prepared Speech, Technical Math, Welding, and more. Highlights of Read more…

2016 State Contest Results

Delaware Honors it’s Champions at Work! The awards for the 2016 Delaware SkillsUSA State Contests were held on Tuesday, March 22 at the Modern Maturity center in Dover.  The top medalists of 66 state contests that were held throughout the state in the month of February were honored with more than $534,000 in student scholarships and prizes from industry and academic partners such as: Automotive Training Center, Burmax Company Inc., Delaware Technical Community College, G Read more…

Fall Leadership Conference Wrap Up

SkillsUSA officers had a great time on October 20th working with students from all across Delaware to develop their own chapter work plan during the Fall Leadership Conference. We began by warming up the crowd with a quick Icebreaker game called “Heads or Tails” followed by another called “The Jelly Bean Count”. Afterwards, students began working on developing their own plans with the help of the officers and the SkillsUSA Professional Development Program booklets as Read more…

Fall Conference Updates

This year’s CTSO Fall Leadership Conference is next week (October 20) from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (registration is at 8:00 AM) at the Delaware State Fairgrounds. Students will participate in interactive, hands-on workshops that will help them develop leadership skills in all aspects of their lives. Workshops will be facilitated by Junior Achievement of Delaware and CTSO State Officers. Minimum dress code is a button-up shirt or blouse with a turned down collar. Skirt Read more…

Coastal Cleanup

On September 19, 2015 SkillsUSA officers attended their first community service project of the school year. Four officers travelled to South Bowers Beach to participate in the local Coastal Cleanup project. The project was aimed at cleaning up the trash and waste deposited by runoff and human negligence around or near the coastline. Participants were instructed to record everything they had collected like bottle caps, glass, metal cans and other miscellaneous trash to report back Read more…