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Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Kelli Gilliam often went against the normal expectations for her, playing trumpet when all of the girls in her class played flute. When her father asked her to tag along to a welding class, she began to learn about what would become her future career.

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

A group of manufacturing companies in Georgia have partnered together to present the Manufacturers Education Foundation (MEF) Scholarship to three students at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC). The scholarship targets students who stand out with their academic achievements. Image Source The goal of the scholarships

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

A new 5,500 pound sculpture has been welding by artist Po Shu Wang for the expanded Mayo Civic Center. Construction crews have installed it in its current location, but it is not year ready for the public. Image Source Wang shared that the sculpture can

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Buffalo, NY has taken its first steps toward supplying additional welders for the growing welding industry that expects more than 17,000 job openings related to welding or similar fields. A $3.2 million Buffalo Billion initiative aims to connect students at Alfred State College and other

Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

A group of Montana high school students took welding classes over the past year and were then administered a welding certification test where four of the seven students passed. Those who passed the test included: freshman, Kyler Francis; junior, Connor Voll; freshman, Raine Kaufman and

Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

Welding played a big role in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in San Diego, where welding students at San Diego Continuing Education fabricated a massive image of Martin Luther King Jr.. The float contained a massive die-cut steel sign that included an impression

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Former Marine Brandon Hyde returned from home to Wisconsin and struggled to find steady work. He turned to drugs and alcohol as a form of escape, and he was soon arrested after getting into a serious fight with his brother. However, a Veteran Treatment Court

Weekly Welding Roundup-Welding News

This week’s welding roundup has a pile of articles on welding jobs and welding education opportunities. It seems that the word is getting around that careers in welding are a viable option for many with high demand and excellent salaries. However, no two paths to

Weekly Welding Roundup–Welding News

Business owner Rick Reuter became a certified welder at the age of 20. By the following year he had fabricated his own rental boiler that became a critical part of his new business: Power Mechanical Inc. Reuter has built the company from the ground up,