President’s Volunteer Service Award
Ten students and their two advisors been invited to receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award and the chapter will also be recognized as a “Model of Excellence” recipient, making them one of the top 24 SkillsUSA chapters nationally.
Students Carson Fink, David Poteet, Delphine Djomo, John Adams, Keith Adams, John Paul Whiteacre, John Primrose, Kelly Krenek, Matthew Loden and Spencer Williamson will received the President’s Volunteer Service Award.
To receive the award, participants had to complete a minimum of 1000 hours of community service within a 12-month period. All hours were documented and verified by representatives at each agency they served with. The group in total serviced over 1625 hours for our local community.
These students will be honored on stage at the opening ceremony where they will receive the official Presidential Volunteer Service Award pin, a certificate of achievement, and a congratulatory letter signed by the President of the United States.
Models of Excellence Recognition
“Models of Excellence” is a national program which recognizes the exceptional integration and application of personal, workplace and technical skills in SkillsUSA chapter activities. This is one of the highest awards bestowed on chapters by SkillsUSA, and it marks the third year in a row that the AMCHS chapter has earned this honor.
At the conference, the 24 chapters will participate in activities that include finalist interviews, an awards dinner at the Kentucky Derby Museum, and recognition at an awards ceremony in front of more than 12,000 students, instructors and business leaders.
The Models of Excellence program promotes the intentional learning of personal, workplace and technical skills outlined in the SkillsUSA Framework for student development. The hands-on approach of this program actualizes the SkillsUSA mission of empowering members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.