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High School Division
Weekly Skills Contests 
Each Chapter Conducts an Annual Grade-Level Skills Competition
 Soft Skills Are Developed Using Weekly Skills Demonstrations

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Weekly Videos 
Each Demonstration Is Recorded On Video
  
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Weekly Skills Contests
Peer Partner Demonstrations
Weekly Scoring System 
Each Panel Member Rates Each Skill Project
Maximum Score 1 Project =
3 Judges x 5 Points = 15 
Rating Categories  Points 
Excellent  5 Points 
Good 4 Points 
Satisfactory  3 Points 
Poor  2 Points 
Needs Improvement  1 Point 
Unsatisfactory  0 Point 
 Up To 5 Bonus Points For Bonus Project 

Volunteer Scoring Panel

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Skill Mastery Awards 
One award is issued after any demonstration
When 15 Or More Points Are Scored

5 Skill Level Certificates  


Apprenticeship Opportunities
 
Learn More About Sponsors

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Five Skill Levels Each Year
 9th Grade Skills Competition
Freshmen
30
Weekly Skills Contests


Level 1 Skills Certificate 

(100 Points)
Level 2 Skills Certificate
(200 Points)
Level 3 Skills  Certificate
(300 Points)
Level 4 Skills Certificate
(400 Points)
Level 5kills  Certificate
(500 Points)

10th Grade Skills Competition
Sophomores
30
Weekly Skills Contests

Level 1 Skills Certificate
(100 Points)
Level 2 Skills Certificate
(200 Points)
Level 3 Skills Certificate
(300 Points)
Level 4 Skills Certificate
(400 Points)
Level 5 Skills Certificate
(500 Points)

11th Grade Skills Competition
Juniors
30
Weekly Skills Contests

Level 1 Skills Certificate
(100 Points)
Level 2 Skills Certificate
(200 Points)
Level 3 Skills Certificate 
(300 Points)
Level 4 Skills Certificate
(400 Points)
Level 5 Skills Certificate
(500 Points)

12th Grade Skills Competition
Seniors
30
Weekly Skills Contests

Level 1 Skills Certificate 
(100 Points)
Level 2 Skills Certificate
(200 Points)
Level 3 Skills Certificate
(300 Points)
Level 4 Skills Certificate
(400 Points)
Level 5 Skills Certificate
(500 Points)

  Review Skills List

 
Communications Skills Group

Creativity Skills Group

Critical Thinking Skills Group

Action Skills Group

Planning Skills Group
Me Skills Group

Leadership Skills Group

Persistence Skills Group

We Skills Group


Resiliency Skills Group


The Skills Gap In America Is Critical.
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Internship Opportunities
Chapter sponsors provide internship opportunities to pearls who have earned the "Intern Ready" designation.
 
 



Weekly Skill Demonstration Projects 



Sample Skill Project Types
Pearls, Supported By Their Peer Partners, Plan and Execute At Least One Skill Demonstration Project Each Week.    

Employability Projects
Objective: To Become Employed and Remain Employed For 12 Months


Project Type Numbers 

Project # 1: Job Procurement 

Project # 2: Job Retention 

Project # 3: Job  Excellence  
Income Projects
Objective: To Earn a Specific Income Amount During The Project Period


Project Type Numbers

Project # 4: Employment Income 

Project # 5: Asset Income 

Project # 6: Securities Income 

Charitable Projects
Objective: To Support and Assess Local Charities
Project Type Numbers 

Project # 7: Charity Identification 

Project # 8: Charity Donation 

Project # 9: Charity Assessment 


Leadership Projects
Objective: To Be a Positive Influence On Others

Project Type Numbers

Project # 10: Leadership Followers

Project # 11: Leadership Leaders  

Project # 12: Leadership Team 

Job Description Projects
Objective: To Design a Job For An Organization
Project Type Numbers

 Project # 13: Job Creation 

Project # 14: Duties vs Responsibilities 

Project # 15: Delegation  
Product Creation Projects
 
Objective: To Develop a Marketable Product or Service
Project Type Numbers

Project # 16: Product Design 

Project # 17: Product Improvement  

Project # 18:  Service Design 



Sales Projects
 
Objective: To Sell As Many Products or Services As Possible
Project Type Numbers

Project # 19: Sales Transaction  

Project # 20: Sales System 

Project # 21: Product (or Service) Promotion 
Profit Projects
 
Objective: To Generate Profits Via An Enterprise  Endeavor
Project Type Numbers

Project # 22: Cost Analysis  

Project # 23: Cost Type Recognition  

Project # 24: Pricing and Profit Concepts 

Innovation Projects
 
Objective: To Identify a Problem and To Create a Solution To That Problem
Project Type
Numbers

Project # 25:
Problem and Solution 

Project # 26: Scientific Research 

Project # 27: Need Analysis 

Investment Projects
 
Objective: To Invest Money, Time or Talent To Produce a Financial or Social Return

Project Type Numbers

Project # 28:
Risk Analysis 

Project # 29: Financial Return on Investment 

Project # 30: Social Return on Investment