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GCHS Celebrates SkillsUSA Week

Community Lenten Services

Luncheon will be served after each Wednesday Noon Service for a small donation.

March 27 - 12 Noon First Presbyterian Church Rev. Dr. Rick Hurst

April 3 12 - Noon Calvary Baptist Church Rev. Dr. Doretha Allen

April 10 - 12 Noon St. Richard’s Catholic Church Rev. Tom Durrance

April 18 - 7 pm Elnora Jarrell Worship Center Rev. Harry Zeiders

April 19 - 11 am Calvary Baptist Church (Radio Baptist) Various Pastors and Leaders Hour of Prayer

The offering: we have given two $500 scholarships to seniors in the past. We will contact these two students and if they are still at their schools with passing grades, we will give them another $500 each and any money above $1000.00 we be given to Thomas Family Boots On the Ground Outreach.

SkillsUSA members at Greensville County Highs School are celebrated SkillsUSA Week during February 7-13, 2016 in conjunction with National Career and Technical Education Month.

Jada Brown (pictured at right, participating with the AKA One Million Backpacks project) is chairperson of SkillsUSA Week Activities at Greensville County High School where students are active in SkillsUSA. Members have plan the following activities for this week:

  • Monday: Signing of the SkillsUSA proclamation with principal Mrs. Burton
  • Tuesday: Business and Industry Field Trips: Gateway Bank and SteelFab
  • Wednesday:  Presentation of SkillsUSA power point in various classrooms
  • Thursday: Campus Cleanup – cancelled due to inclement weather
  • Friday:   SkillsUSA  Valentine Social

Greensville County High School SkillsUSA has been busy since the beginning of school attending competition at the Virginia State Fair, participating in leadership development training, and various community service projects. The organization officers are Jada Brown (President), Taylor Powell, (Vice President), Samantha Dickens, (Secretary), Titiana Nicholson (Treasurer), Regan Drake (Reporter), Ishmael Muhammad (Parliamentary) and Haylee Miller (Chaplain).

SkillsUSA is a national organization serving high school and college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations in high schools and college/technical schools.

SkillsUSA has more than 360,000 members annually, organized into 18,000 sections and 53 state and territorial associations (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands).

SkillsUSA prepares America’s high performance workers. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills.

SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. For more information visit


Above right: SkillsUSA members participating in The Heart Truth Walk and balloon release.  Above left: SkillsUSA members on a tour at SteelFab

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