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Madam Secretary has Plumbing Problems, Too

Was I the only person watching Madam Secretary last night who thought the episode might have been brought to us by SkillsUSA?

Because when Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord’s water pipes burst in her D.C. 243 more words

11 Shawsheen Tech Students -- Including 4 From Wilmington -- Receive SkillsUSA Leadership Awards

BILLERICA, MA — Members of the SkillsUSA Chapter at Shawsheen Tech were in a celebratory mood on December 13 as they marked the installation of new Chapter officers along with presenting Leadership Awards to 11 members who recently participated in the annual SkillsUSA Fall State Leadership Conference that took place for two-and-half days over the weekend of November 17. 648 more words

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Cheers to Plumbing with PEX

Let me tell you about my new bottle opener. It’s made with the same technology found in much contemporary plumbing—namely PEX tubing.

Short for Cross-Link Polyethylene, PEX tubing is increasingly used in place of copper and other metal piping, because the plastic material is easier and more flexible to install. 318 more words

Skills On Display: A Visit to 1220 Exhibits

A few months ago, my talented cabinetmaker classmate left the Building Construction Technology classroom at Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville for a work-study program at 1220 Exhibits. 397 more words

Enter To Win 2 Boston Bruins Tickets & $200 Visa Gift Card In Shawsheen Tech SkillsUSA Raffle

BILLERICA, MA — Shawsheen Tech’s SkillsUSA chapter is raffling off 2 Bruins tickets, 2 Bruins camp chairs, and a $200 Visa gift card.

The Bruins tickets are for the January 6 (7pm) game against the Carolina Hurricanes. 56 more words

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Shawsheen Tech Celebrates SkillsUSA National Medalists

BILLERICA, MA — As the school year at Shawsheen Tech ended, 14 students extended their school days as participants at the SkillsUSA national competition held in Louisville, KY. 435 more words

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