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Skills USA

SkillsUSA empowers members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible citizens. The organization works to enhance the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives.

Students may compete in:
•  Advertising Design
•  Pin Design
•  T-shirt Design
•  Photography
•  Cosmetology
•  Basic Health Care Skills
•  First Aid/CPR
•  Crime Scene Investigation
•  Criminal Justice

David Fuller-Reuschman
(952) 567-8056

FFA State Convention


Future Farmers of America

FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

FFA develops members’ potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experiences, which give members the tools to achieve real-world success.

Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers and premier professionals in many career fields.

FFA is an intracurricular student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. It is one of the three components of agricultural education.

The official name of the organization is the National FFA Organization. The letters “FFA” stand for Future Farmers of America. These letters are a part of our history and our heritage that will never change.

Bruce Mathiowetz
(952) 567-8149

HOSA Group


HOSA is an international student organization with a mission to promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance quality health care to all people. HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation and recognition exclusively for secondary, post-secondary, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs. 

Paul Wilson
(952) 567-8068

MAAP Stars

Minnesota Association of Alternative Programs

The Minnesota chapter of Stars holds three statewide events each year.

Many MAAP regions and individual programs hold other Stars activities throughout the year.

  • Develop employment, academic, and social skills
  • Experience career-related activities 
  • Build a cooperative and competitive spirit through individual and team activities 
  • Build an appreciation for the responsibilities of citizenship
  • Develop self-confidence, increase motivation, and create a desire for and belief in life-long learning
  1. Leadership Conference
  2. Legislative Day
  3. Spring Events Conference