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CareerSafe Youth Safety Video Contest Finalists - We Need Your Vote

Voting is now open for the 2022 CareerSafe National Youth Safety Video Scholarship Contest! 🎉📽️ The top 12 finalists from across the country have been selected—who will you choose?
Two outstanding North Carolina SkillsUSA Members' Videos are finalists in the 2022 CareerSafe Youth Safety Video Contest!

Middle Creek High School - #1 - "Two Sides of Safety"

Midway High School - #3 - "And the Winner is...."

Please have your teachers and students vote for and support our great finalists' safety videos! 
Voting closes May 20th at 11:59PM CST.
One vote per device.



SkillsUSA Sessions at CTE Summer Conference

SkillsUSA North Carolina will be presenting multiple sessions throughout the week during CTE Summer Conference in Winston Salem, July 18-21.
See our website for sessions and descriptions, including our high-intensity SkillsUSA Bootcamp, Wednesday 8:00-11:30am.
See our Summer Conference SkillsUSA session schedule here.

CHARGE: A SkillsUSA Chapter Officer Video Series

It’s never too early to plan for next school year! To ensure that your chapter officers feel prepared for a great year of service, SkillsUSA has created CHARGE, a SkillsUSA chapter officer video series. CHARGE covers topics that chapter officers will find useful in the day-to-day management of their local SkillsUSA chapters. Each CHARGE video features an activity guide to lead chapter officer growth and development. Check out all 12 CHARGE episodes and download the activity guides here. Here’s what’s available:
  • Getting to Know Your Team
  • SkillsUSA Framework Introduction
  • Chapter Officer Roles
  • Becoming a Four Pillars Chapter Officer
  • Personal Communication Style
  • Personal Growth SMART Goals
  • Personal Contributions
  • Work Ethic as an Officer
  • Team Values/Mission
  • Team Code of Conduct
  • SMART Goals
  • Celebrating with Your Team

SkillsUSA Scholarship Opportunities

Applications for several scholarships are now open to benefit SkillsUSA students in pursuit of higher education or certification in their chosen fields. Help spread the word about these opportunities:
  • Fine Homebuilding #KeepCraftAlive Scholarship -- Scholarships to SkillsUSA high school or college/postsecondary students continuing their education or certification programs in construction-related fields. Deadline: May 30.
  • Larry Rash Memorial Scholarship -- Two $2,500 scholarships in 2022 to support active SkillsUSA members who plan to further their education in architectural drafting (or a related field). Deadline: May 31. 
  • Bob Westphal Memorial Scholarship -- Merit-based scholarships to high school or college/postsecondary students continuing their education to pursue a career in energy construction (oil and gas pipelines, gas distribution, solar, and wind). Deadline: May 31.  
  • Clifford T. Rees, Jr. Memorial Scholarship -- Multiple $2,500 scholarships to SkillsUSA high school juniors, seniors or college/postsecondary students enrolled in a HVACR or a general construction program and who will be pursuing college/postsecondary career training in the HVACR industry. Deadline: May 31.
  • Student Research Foundation Scholarship -- One scholarship to a SkillsUSA member currently enrolled in high school who plans to continue their education in a postsecondary program. It recognizes outstanding community contribution. Deadline: July 26.
  • The Horatio Alger Association is offering 500 career and technical education scholarships for College/Postsecondary students at up to $2,500 each through their “Career & Technical Scholarship Program.” The scholarships are awarded to students who’ve faced and overcome great obstacles in their lives and who wish to pursue a career and technical education at an accredited, nonprofit postsecondary institution. Applications are now open, and the deadline is June 15. Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis throughout the spring and summer. Visit their website for full information and to apply.
Applications and more scholarship information are available here.

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  • June 20-24 - National Leadership & Skills Conference, Atlanta GA
  • July 18-21 - CTE Summer Conference / SkillsUSA Sessions, Winston Salem.
  • September 25-27 - State Leadership Workshop At Camp Dixie
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