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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Deanna Drew inherited a welding program at Amboy High School in Illinois that she admits was in bad shape. The students had an inadequate number of dated helmets, old machines, no safety jackets, poor ventilation, and water leaks that were too close for comfort to

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

Xcel Strategies is hosting its 2nd annual Xcel Welding Competition at Hutchinson Island by Savannah, Georgia. The event aims to connect men, 15 to 25 years old with welding careers and to highlight the strength of local businesses, trade schools, and welding opportunities in the

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Summer Carlson is still in high school, but she has already found her dream job, planning to forge a lifetime career in welding after working as the first woman at Exeter’s Horizontal Boring & Tunneling. Carlson has a passion for welding, completing a series of

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

While Ron Standley, a construction manager, had long wanted to try out welding, his first time striking an arc happened because of a Father’s Day gift from his son Reed. Reed know that he and his father have a lot of fun working on cars

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

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

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welder Morgan Bledsoe gave welding a shot when she wanted to learn about repairing her car, but while enrolled in a welding class, she learned that metal can be very forgiving and found both a career and a hobby as certified welder. While working during

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welding instructor Becky Lorenz started her welding career in the late 1960’s with a sit-down strike to be allowed into the welding program, but she hasn’t spent much time sitting down since. Lorenz is a tireless welder who excelled in a male dominated profession where