PC Welders Place 2nd and 3rd at State

PC Welders place 2nd and 3rd at State Welding Contest
Posted on 04/23/2019

Pike Central Vocational Welding students, Forest Park senior Nick Werner placed 2nd and Forest Park senior Swayde Morgan placed 3rd at the Skills USA Welding Contest held at J. Everett Light Career Center in Indianapolis on April 20th. Nick received a $7,500 scholarship to Ohio Technical College in Cleveland, Ohio; a $5,000 scholarship to Lincoln Tech in Indianapolis, Indiana; and welding-related prizes.  Swayde received a $5,000 scholarship to Ohio Technical College in Cleveland, Ohio; a $2,500 scholarship to Lincoln Tech in Indianapolis, Indiana; and welding-related prizes.


The students competed against 25 state qualifiers throughout the state using the GTAW, GMAW, and SMAW welding processes and oxy-acetylene cutting to construct a project from blueprints.  Also included in the competition was a 100 question welding-related written test.


Other students competing in the contest were Pike Central seniors Gage Cummings and Caleb Thomas, and Forest Park senior Elliott Wiseman.


Website by SchoolMessenger Presence. © 2019 West Corporation. All rights reserved.