Jonathan Yowell, SkillsUSA president at Seward County Community College/Area Technical School, right, met with Kansas Rep. Melvin Neufeld recently in Topeka. Yowell, who is also the state SkillsUSA vice president, also had the opportunity to speak before the Kansas Postsecondary Technical Education Authority in Topeka. His speech covered how nontraditional students are returning to technical education to re-educate themselves.  Yowell is from Hugoton.