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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Wade Morris worked on pipelines and in various welding industry jobs before accepting a position as a welding instructor at Barton Community College. Morris focuses on the skill and technique of welding by getting students in the booths as much as possible, trying to minimize

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Is rig welding for you? In a recent edition of the Fabricator, Jim Mosman writes that he has seen many of his former welding students earn significant salaries as rig welders in the Permian Basin (located primarily in Texas), and that the long days and

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

It’s impressive that Jonathan Flores, 24, has completed his welding program with a 4.0 average and is poised to graduate with a number of promising welding opportunities. However, what’s most striking about his accomplishment is that Flores has done all of this from a wheelchair

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

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

Bandy Killeen took welding classes on the side at West Virginia Northern Community College while working at a marketing company in town. The single mother was one of the only women at the school, and she welded alongside men who were ten or twenty years

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

The school district of Georgetown, South Carolina has doubled the number of students who have completed its student-driven Career and Technology Education training program. High School students take all of the regular courses that would be required in a high school alongside a variety of

Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

The annual Fun Tech event hosted by the Technical Training Group (TTG) in Stratford, Ontario. The event hosted elementary school students, ages 7-14, and allowed them to work with a variety of tools and trades available at the training center. The event included metal-working, welding,

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Welder and blacksmith Nicolas Wicks became an unpaid intern for a blacksmith in Scotland before returning home to his career in environmental economics, and the direction of his life changed dramatically. Wicks learned that his grandfather, who had worked as a welder and trained shipbuilders