September 10, 2013
Wide Receiver Pierre Garcon Makes a Special Gift
Washington Redskins’ wide receiver Pierre Garçon donated 150 jerseys and 75 pairs of pants to the Springbrook High School football team. Springbrook, along with two other D.C.-area schools, were selected as the winners of a giveaway competition that Garçon held over the summer.
PHOTO: Fifteen Edison students competed in the SkillsUSA national competition in Kansas City, Mo. in June.
Fifteen Edison Students Competed at SkillsUSA Nationals
The largest group of students from Thomas Edison High School of Technology—15 in all—competed in the SkillsUSA national competition in Kansas City, Mo. in June. Student Amanda Ross, who graduated this past June, won a first place gold medal in the T-Shirt Design category.
The other students who participated and the categories they participated in are: Zachary Johns, Pin Design; William Gonzalez, Carpentry; Jorge Canart, Customer Service; Jesse Bruce, Rabby Mertus, Anthony Scarano and Felix Ubiera, Entrepreneurship; April Johnson, Patrick Whittaker and Alexis Wilson, Community Service; Jessica Sanchez, Employment Application; Cindy Gomez, Technical Computer Application; and Yesenia Sanchez, Nail Care. Janice Martinez-Delcid was the model for the Nail Care competition.
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations.