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・•∙Spring Break⎢March 25 -29 ∙•・

・•∙Spring Break⎢March 25 -29 ∙•・

Construction Trades Skills USA

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Students in Carpentry and Masonry classes will be working on a Habitat or Humanity house this fall.  Students in Masonry will construct the foundation of the house (assisted by Carpentry students).  Carpentry students will continue with the house by framing and constructing walls, roofing etc.  The house is located on Salisbury Road in Mocksville.  Other CTE classes and student organizations may participate phases appropriate to their content areas.

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 SKILLS USA

Davie High School SkillsUSA club (formerly known as VICA) took six members to the largest showcase of Career and Technical Education at the SkillsUSA North Carolina State Conference on April 25th, 2013 at the Greensboro Coliseum and Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC.  Over 2,500 students, teachers, and industry members were in attendance for the annual Leadership and Skills Conference.  There was more than 1,800 North Carolina high school and post-secondary students competing in over 100 hands-on trade, technical and leadership contests. 

Each year the contests span more than 95 trade areas from construction, automotive, and welding to drafting, public safety, cosmetology, and more!  Each contest is run according to current business and industry standards and is supported by more than 100 business and industry partners.  These student competitors are prepared with the skills America needs and are ready to become leaders in the workforce.  To download a complete list of competitive events taking place, visit SkillsUSAnc.org

 Amber Myers competed in Carpentry 1 which consisted of measuring, cutting, and constructing a wren house given a time constraint of three hours. Amber’s work was exemplary and she placed fifth in the state out of 31 competitors. This was Davie High’s highest finish in over 10 years!Davie High School SkillsUSA club (formerly known as VICA) took six members to the largest showcase of Career and Technical Education at the SkillsUSA North Carolina State Conference on April 25th, 2013 at the Greensboro Coliseum and Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC.  Over 2,500 students, teachers, and industry members were in attendance for the annual Leadership and Skills Conference.  There was more than 1,800 North Carolina high school and post-secondary students competing in over 100 hands-on trade, technical and leadership contests.

Masonry_Students.jpg Each year the contests span more than 95 trade areas from construction, automotive, and welding to drafting, public safety, cosmetology, and more!  Each contest is run according to current business and industry standards and is supported by more than 100 business and industry partners.  These student competitors are prepared with the skills America needs and are ready to become leaders in the workforce.  To download a complete list of competitive events taking place, visit SkillsUSAnc.org

 Amber Myers competed in Carpentry 1 which consisted of measuring, cutting, and constructing a wren house given a time constraint of three hours. Amber’s work was exemplary and she placed fifth in the state out of 31 competitors. This was Davie High’s highest finish in over 10 years!

044.jpgCharlie Ferrell, Arturo Moure, and David Osborne competed in the Masonry 2 competition in which they had to construct a brick and block corner wall with specific design requirements within three hours. They were judged on level, plumb, tooling and final product. Out of 62 competitors, Arturo Moure finished 11th, David Osborne finished 14th and Charlie Ferrell finished 23rd.

Travis McDaniel and Jacob Stewart competed in the Masonry 1 competition in which they had to construct a brick corner with a two hour deadline. They were also judged on level, plumb, tooling and final product.

Davie High SkillsUSA wants to thank the Davie Community Foundation’s Three Musketeers Education Fund. Through their support these students were able to participate in this valuable experience. The DHS Carpentry and Masonry students and teachers would also like to thank Caudell Lumber, Davie Homebuilders Associates, Davie Construction and Gary Boggs with Habitat for Humanity for their advisory council service providing support, experience, and advice.

068.jpgCharlie Ferrell, Arturo Moure, and David Osborne competed in the Masonry 2 competition in which they had to construct a brick and block corner wall with specific design requirements within three hours. They were judged on level, plumb, tooling and final product. Out of 62 competitors, Arturo Moure finished 11th, David Osborne finished 14th and Charlie Ferrell finished 23rd.

Travis McDaniel and Jacob Stewart competed in the Masonry 1 competition in which they had to construct a brick corner with a two hour deadline. They were also judged on level, plumb, tooling and final product.

 Davie High Skills USA wants to thank the Davie Community Foundation’s Three Musketeers Education Fund. Through their support these students were able to participate in this valuable experience. The DHS Carpentry and Masonry students and teachers would also like to thank Caudell Lumber, Davie Homebuilders Associates, Davie Construction and Gary Boggs with Habitat for Humanity for their advisory council service providing support, experience, and advice.

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