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2014-05-07 12:25:47

World's largest celebration of creativity welcomes more than 16,000 attendees from across the globe to Knoxville, Tennessee CHERRY HILL, N.J., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Destination Imagination (DI), a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching students the creative process through STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), the arts and service learning challenges, will celebrate Global Finals 2014, the world's largest creative thinking and problem solving...

2014-04-28 23:05:12

The WorldSkills Americas operates in conjunction with the WorldSkills International. Leesburg, VA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, sent two career and technical education students and members of the SkillsUSA WorldTeam to Bogotá, Columbia, April 2-5, 2014, to compete in the WorldSkills Americas competition. They will be also competing in the WorldSkills Competition to be held in São Paulo, Brazil...

2014-03-04 08:36:55

Regional Competitions Exceed 68,000 Students in 33 Countries ARMONK, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the expansion of its Master the Mainframe Contest to include a first-ever IBM Master the Mainframe World Championship competition. As part of IBM's ongoing commitment to develop the skills of a new generation of mainframe experts, the competition will highlight the modern capabilities of the mainframe, designed to handle today's complex Big Data,...

2014-02-12 23:32:15

Emmy kaiser, mother of three and owner of a high end beauty salon in Chino Hills, CA, won 2nd place in bikini contest. Chino HIlls, California (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Tryst Hair Boutique and Spa Founder and Owner, Emmy Kaiser, is looking fiercer than usual. This stunning mother of three won second place in Bikini and Women's Physique Category just this February 8, 2014 at Culver City, California. Held at Veterans Auditorium 4117 Overland Ave, Culver City, CA 90230 United States,...

2013-08-14 23:02:51

Highlights Importance of a Competitive Highly-Skilled Workforce Leesburg, Va (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, sent 20 career and technical education students to Leipzig, Germany, to compete in 19 skill categories during the 42nd biennial international event, July 2-7, 2013. The students tested their skills against more than 1,000 students representing over 60 countries and regions from around the world...

2013-06-12 23:16:21

Highlights Importance of a Competitive Highly Skilled Workforce Leesburg, Va. (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 SkillsUSA, the organization that represents the United States in the WorldSkills Competition, is sending 20 career and technical education students to Leipzig, Germany, to compete in 19 skill categories during the 42nd biennial international event July 2-7, 2013. This is the largest U.S. team ever assembled. The U.S. first entered international competition in 1975. The students will test...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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