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SKILLSUSA

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in School

Over 400 students participate in annual competition

On Jan. 29, over 400 students competed in 54 hands-on skill and leadership competitions. This “Showcase of Skills” is a unique opportunity to observe some of the most talented career and technical education students in the area. District Gold Medal winners will advance to state and national competitions. This year, the SkillsUSA Council partnered with postsecondary educational institutions to award over $200,000 in scholarships to the medalists of 12 competitions.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Maya Schlesinger

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. My family consists of my mother Maria, my father Leo, my brother Evan and my ball python Skathi (named after a moon of Saturn).

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior at Emmaus High School?

A. I most enjoy the transition into adulthood and certain responsibilities I have had to take on with that transition.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject is science because the more you learn, the less you actually know, and the more curious you become.

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Colin Schaffer

Q. Who are the members of your family?

A. My family includes my mom, Melissa, my dad, Ryan, my brother, Andrew and my sister, Sarah. I have two dogs and three cats.

Q. What do you enjoy most about being a senior?

A. I enjoy having senior privileges, including a parking pass and early outs.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. My favorite subject is advanced placement computer science principles because I enjoy coding and the unlimited possibilities of computer software.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?

STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in School

Tomo Curran

Q. Who are the members of your family: parents, siblings and pets?

A. I am an only child, so my parents are Mamiko and Brian. I also consider my family to include my martial arts community and my best friend, Kaylee.

Q. What do you most enjoy about being a senior at Emmaus High School?

A. The best thing about my senior year is the realization that the future is completely up to you and that you are in complete control over the rest of your life.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?