Julia Spondike, a WorldSkills competitor, joins Good Day Chicago to talk about this year’s competition, which takes place in Kazan, Russia from Aug. 22-27. Watch the full video on Fox 32 Chicago online.
SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, is sending 22 career and technical education competitors to Kazan, Russia, to compete in 20 skill categories during the 45th biennial event Aug. 22-27. The WorldSkills Competition will showcase trade skills including collision repair and automotive refinish, along with construction and building technology,… Read more
Highlights Importance of a Competitive, Highly Skilled Workforce Leesburg, Va., Aug. 6, 2019 — SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, is sending 22 career and technical education competitors to Kazan, Russia, to compete in 20 skill categories during the 45th biennial event Aug. 22-27. The WorldSkills Competition will showcase… Read more
Historically, butchery has been a brawny boys club, with the exception of the lowest-paying meatpacking jobs. But today, women are joining the industry in droves, and having real influence on its future. Read the full story on HuffPost.com.
GROVELAND — Ethan Harrison, 19, will represent the United States at the 2019 WorldSkills competition which will be held in Kazan, Russia. The WorldSkills event is an international contest for young craftsmen who compete in over 40 different trade categories. Read the full story on the Bingham County Chronicle online.
For Daylan Torres, it’s his skill in baking that’s taking him to Russia. Ethan Harrison’s abilities in cabinetmaking have him making similar overseas plans. And so it goes for 20 other young Americans who will represent the United States at WorldSkills, an international showcase of skilled trades scheduled to feature teams from more than 70 countries.… Read more
One could say Daylan Torres’ baking and pastry talents are sandwiched between two continents: he recently competed in Chongqing, China, and next month, he’s headed to Kazan, Russia, for another competition. Torres, a resident of Dartmouth and 2016 graduate of Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School, is in the final stretch of pursuing his bachelor’s… Read more
Ever since he can remember, Colt Schultz has dreamed of being a chef. “I remember always tugging on my mom’s leg in the kitchen, trying to see what she was cooking,” he said. Now a graduate of Clear Springs High School’s culinary school, Schultz, 18, is much closer to making that dream a reality. The… Read more
Good things come to those who work. They might not come right away, but they come. Just ask Ryan Fincher, 21, of Cedartown, Ga. Three years ago, he was one of the six welders competing in the AWS Pre-Trials vying to represent the U.S. at WorldSkills welding competition. But he fell short, eventually to Chandler… Read more
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"When you go and compete at #WorldSkills, you learn that your fellow competitors are just like you. They represent the best of the best of their country in their skill. They also love and share the same amount of passion that you do as well for your skill." - Daylan Torres https://t.co/eXxo1vUWwD