Friday Flash, March 08, 2019 




Bus Drop Off for March 09 Contests

·         Camden Co. Sicklerville:  Go to the Loading Dock entrance D4-47 for a ramp that will lead into the bakeshop area.

·         Gloucester Co.:   Bus drop off is the 400 Wing entrance.  Buses will then be directed to where to park.   Anyone driving to GCIT by car, upon arrival please let campus security officer know you are there for SkillsUSA competitions and they will direct you to the Event Parking lot.


Announcing the Mary Grasso Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Mary Grasso Memorial Scholarship Fund was created this year to honor the late Cosmetologist Mary Grasso, mother of former Chairperson of the Cosmetology Steering Committee, Kathy Grasso. It is open to all SkillsUSA members who are enrolled in a cosmetology training program, including, but not limited to, cosmetology competitors. Applicants must submit a one page typed 12 font essay on 1.) why you are training to enter the cosmetology industry; 2.) why you are passionate about cosmetology; 3.) why you chose this career path, and 4.) what are your career goals in cosmetology.

Please send your essay to

Due Date April 1, 2019.


Champions Magazine Features Interview with NJ Advisor Chef Brace

After the Bergen Co. Academy for Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration SkillsUSA Chapter was chosen as one of last year’s Models of Excellence, Advisor MaryBeth Brace was interviewed on how she uses the Chapter Excellence Program to build successful chapter activities.  You can read MaryBeth’s interview on page 12 of the Spring Champions Magazine.


Last Call for Chapter of Excellence Applications

NJ’s Quality Chapters will be recognized during the April 13 Awards Ceremony!

The online application is on the main page of the membership registration site once you log into your school account (

Deadline for NJ’s applications is March 14.

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