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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

While Jimmy Byrd has been working as a welder since the age of 18, his daughter Kristin took a very different path before entering the family welding business.  Image Source Kristin explored careers in nursing and modeling before working as a driver for a logging

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding students in Oregon have received real world welding experience, practical projects, and a healthy challenge as they learned their craft through their school’s partnership with Fabform Industries. The students in the intermediate and advanced classes have worked on projects for the company with supplies

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The welding students at West Virginia Northern Community College in Wheeling have big goals, both for their welding program and for their community. Faced with limited space and a need for new equipment, City of Wheeling Director of Parks and Recreation Director Jesse Mestrovic suggested

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The welding program at Flint Hills Technical College continues to grow by leaps and bounds, expanding from an 11,000 square foot space to a 14,000 square foot space. The most recent class included 19 students, prompting instructors to add an additional booth to the 18

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

When the students at the McFarland High School welding class need a project for their class, they look to the needs of the community and local businesses. That’s where McFarland Unified provided an excellent opportunity for the class. McFarland Unified, which trains teachers, is in

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Teens in the Canadian Arctic town of Cambridge Bay were struggling to stay out of trouble, and so the village elders reached out to a husband and wife team of welders, Kerry and Amanda Illerbrun. The Illerbruns visit the town for a few weeks each

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding Jobs and Training News

Spokane, Oregon’s beloved artist and educator, sister Paula Mary Turnbull, has passed away after spending years creating iconic welding artwork around town and educating visitors to her convent. Turnbull viewed teaching art as central to her mission, and she created the popular “Garbage Goat” sculpture

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The SkillsUSA National Championship in Louisville, KY draws trade and welding students from all over America, including SUN Tech welding graduate Erin Beaver. Beaver is making her third straight appearance. Beaver will attend as a member of the Pennsylvania College of Technology’s all-female welding team.

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Women only make up 5% of the welding workforce, but big changes are coming as the current welding workforce retires in larger numbers. Bria Sativa Aguayo, 43, grew up in Texas where welding wasn’t even a consideration for her. Today she is the founder of

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

More than 600 welding students attended the Minnesota SkillsUSA competition to compete in a variety of events, and students from Ridgewater College took home six gold medals. They now advance to the national competition in Kentucky that will be held in June. Image Source Among