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2010-04-13 11:00:00

LEESBURG, Va., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SkillsUSA announced today that it has chosen John E. McGlade, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Air Products, to be the recipient of the inaugural SkillsUSA CEO Champion of the Year award. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit that strives to provide a quality workforce in trade, technical and skilled service occupations with 13,000 chapters in 54 state and territorial associations. The CEO Champion award will be given each year to...

2009-04-02 15:42:00

"Help Us Help Peyton" Fundraiser Supports Trade Skills for America's Youth STATESVILLE, N.C., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Jig-A-Loo USA, Inc. (www.jigaloo.com), makers of innovative automotive and home improvement products, will once again grace the panels of Peyton Sellers' racecar in this weekend's NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly 300 on Saturday, April 4 at Texas Motor Speedway. Peyton will be racing the #77 SFP Chevrolet and this weekend will mark the third sponsorship race for Jig-A-Loo...

2009-02-05 13:07:00

- Jig-A-Loo Announces Peyton Sellers Diecast Racecar Fundraiser; Car to Run in Daytona ARCA Re/Max Race This Weekend - DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Jig-A-Loo USA, Inc. (www.jigaloo.com), makers of the all-around silicone lubricant, continues to make their mark on the motorsports world with NASCAR driver Peyton Sellers racing his second Jig-A-Loo sponsored car. This weekend's ARCA Re/Max Series Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 will mark Peyton's first ARCA series start at the Daytona...

2009-01-26 12:09:00

Jig-A-Loo Says Peyton Won - Sponsor to Honor Promotional Campaign LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the heavy rain and multiple weather delays at Irwindale Speedway, Peyton Sellers and his #83 Jig-A-Loo Chevrolet proved again why they are one of the most inspiring race teams in NASCAR. Showing that perseverance and heart are just as important as talent, Peyton Sellers led the last five laps of the Toyota All-Star Showdown before a rough collision took him out only yards from the...

2009-01-19 14:14:00

- Education Comes First for Sellers and Jig-A-Loo!! - LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Jig-A-Loo USA, Inc. (www.jigaloo.com), maker of the all-around silicone lubricant, will debut Peyton Sellers' all-new #83 Jig-A-Loo Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS at the 2009 Toyota All-Star Showdown in Irwindale, California, January 23-24, 2009. Also making news as part of the debut is a special promotional campaign benefitting students called Win with Peyton and Jig-A-Loo! Win with Peyton and Jig-A-Loo!...

2008-12-17 07:16:00

- Sellers to Debut Jig-A-Loo Car at 2009 Toyota All-Star Showdown - LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Jig-A-Loo USA Inc. today announced its first title motorsports sponsorship of one of NASCAR's newest young drivers, Peyton Sellers for the 2009 season. Driving the #44 Chevrolet, Sellers was in the points chase in the 2008 Camping World Series East taking the checkered flag in the final race of the season. Sellers finished eighth overall in the points standings. The new title sponsorship...

2008-08-06 21:00:35

By Melissa Soria, Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Ind. Aug. 6--Ashley Storey, a former Century Career Center student and Logansport High School graduate, recently placed ninth in a national competition. She participated in the 44th Skills USA Championships held in Kansas City, Mo., this summer. Storey competed against 39 contestants in the nursing assistant field. Students came from all over the country, in addition to Guam and Puerto Rico, to compete. There were more than 5,000 students...

2008-07-23 18:00:41

By PAULA POPP for The Capital Kevin Steers, 17, of Crofton was awarded a Skill Point Certificate in sheet metal at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 21-26 in Kansas City, Mo. The conference was open to high school and college technical education programs. Contests were run and judged by industry experts using industry standards. According to the SkillsUSA Web site "Contestants in the sheet metal contest are tested on their ability to perform such jobs as...

2008-07-11 06:00:23

By Anonymous A recent graduate of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology took home second place in a national technical competition. Adam Schaeffer, of Lancaster, won the silver award in Internet Working in the SkillsUSA National Competitions, held June 25-26 in Kansas City, Mo. The contest, in its 42nd year, is for public high school, college and post-secondary technical students. Schaeffer was one of three Thaddeus Stevens students competing. He recently graduated from the college's...

2008-07-05 21:00:08

By Jeanine Kendle SMITHVILLE -- The Wayne County Schools Career Center had a first- place national winner at the 44th SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, a showcase of career and technical students, in Kansas City, Mo. Four other competitors placed high in the nation in their career skill competitions and another student was voting delegate. Earning first place and a gold medal in practical nursing was Julie Hinkel of Triway, She is the daughter of Lewis and Joy Hinkel...


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