Celebrating SkillsUSA National Signing Day: Empowering the Skilled Trades
SkillsUSA National Signing Day is an annual event that recognizes high school and college/postsecondary students dedicated to pursuing careers in the skilled trades. This blog highlights the significance of this nationwide celebration and the partners involved in supporting the event. By honoring these students, SkillsUSA aims to raise awareness about the opportunities and rewards offered by the skilled trades.
Honoring Career Readiness and Commitment
- SkillsUSA National Signing Day celebrates students’ dedication to career readiness and future career plans.
- High schools and colleges across the country will participate, with both virtual and in-person events.
- SkillsUSA partners with Home Depot, Klein Tools, 84 Lumber, and NC3 for the 2021 event.
Recognizing the Value of Skilled Trades
- Chelle Travis, SkillsUSA’s executive director, emphasizes the importance of saluting students committed to the skilled trades.
- Partner support enhances awareness of the viable and rewarding career paths offered by the trades.
- SkillsUSA aims to bridge the skills gap and provide long-term career opportunities for young workers.
Encouragement and Media Outreach
- Supporters of the skilled trades can participate virtually or in-person to show their encouragement.
- Media outreach efforts will amplify the message and impact of National Signing Day.
Sponsorship by Home Depot, Klein Tools, and 84 Lumber
- Home Depot, Klein Tools, and 84 Lumber are proud sponsors of SkillsUSA National Signing Day.
- Each sponsor’s involvement contributes to the success and significance of the event.
SkillsUSA National Signing Day serves as a platform to celebrate and recognize the dedication of students pursuing careers in the skilled trades. By partnering with industry leaders and supporters, SkillsUSA aims to inspire the next generation of skilled workers and highlight the abundant opportunities available in these fields. Together, we can close the skills gap and ensure a strong and prosperous workforce for the future.