PTSAs actually provide youth memberswith the opportunity to make a difference by developing leadership skills,learning about the legislative process, increasing their self-esteem, andcontributing to the school. In turn, adult members gain a new perspective forprogram development, as well as acquire a better understanding of the youth oftoday.
Skills USA is a national organizationdedicated to the professional development of technical students. Studentsattending McKeesport Area High School enrolled in a technical program in grades10 through 12 may join.
The benefits of membership include:
• A chance to learn and practiceemployability skills
• Opportunities for more than $1million in scholarships
• Competition in the Skills USAChampionships
• Contacts and networking that leadto employment
Some activities planned for thisschool term include:
• Fall Leadership Conference
• Bowling Tournament
• Regional Competition
• Seven Springs Snow Tubing Trip• Kennywood Career Days