Who Should Win This Award? Made in the USA

UPDATE - Winner announced! Congratulations to Mr. Byron Williams and the Auburn Industrial Systems and Maintenance program. Read about the Allen Booth Award winners. 

Do you know a worthy organization that educates or trains young people in the skilled craft arts? 

AllenBooth.com will award $500 to an inventor's club, carpenter's club, design club, or similar organization committed to training America's youth in a skilled craft.

Students cannot become artisans unless they are exposed to the arts. We applaud the master carpenters, metalsmiths, glass blowers, potters, and handcraft designers that give of their time and knowledge to the next generation. 

Groups small and large, formal and informal exist in communities around the USA - one of them will have an extra $500 at their disposal on February 1, 2013 to devote to projects that give students valuable skills. 

To nominate or apply, fill out this entry form.

AllenBooth.com supports vocational education, specifically grassroots groups directly helping young people gain skills which will serve them for a lifetime. 

Trade skills serves to prepare people for a job in skilled labor, but there's more to it than that. Such skills make you more self-sufficient in daily life, and add both form and function to our world. Consider these three examples:
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