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TYNGSBOROUGH – Superintendent Jill Davis and Assistant Superintendent/Principal Michael Barton are pleased to announce that Greater Lowell Technical High School’s SkillsUSA Chapter has been named a National Model of Excellence.
Greater Lowell Tech was one of 24 SkillsUSA chapters in the nation to achieve the Models of Excellence status.
“I am so proud of the students and advisors in our SkillsUSA chapter for achieving this status. Congratulations — this is a significant recognition and honor,” said Superintendent Jill Davis. “We are also so appreciative to SkillsUSA for providing our students with a way to put their skills and ideas to work and helping to prepare them to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible citizens.”
Students Trina Tran and Samantha Barnes represented Greater Lowell Technical School’s chapter at a virtual ceremony that took place on Thursday, June 24. The ceremony included finalist interviews, as well as an awards session.
For the past seven years, SkillsUSA’s Chapter Excellence Program has honored chapters for exemplary work in supporting the SkillsUSA framework of developing personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics. The framework supports the intentional learning of critical workplace skills sought by technical industries.
SkillsUSA is one of the largest student leadership organizations for career and technical education in the nation. The organization strives to prepare young people with the skills they need to succeed at work and in life throughinnovative programming, high-quality education materials, teacher instructional support and industry partnerships.