Twenty six juniors will complete 200 hours of paid, on-the-job training this summer.
Thirty two seniors were recognized at the events.
Two schools also received the SkillsUSA Quality Chapter of Excellence.
Five Capital Region union reps spoke with students about the benefits of joining a union, while sharing insights as to their own career paths and providing encouraging advice.
The grant will support a workforce development capital project at Robert H. Gibson Technical School in Troy, NY.
Juniors were divided into two opposing teams and developed witnesses, evidence and practiced their testimonies.