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1st Annual Welding Competition

On April 8, 2022, we hosted the first annual welding competition at Missouri State University - West Plains. There were six schools in attendance and several of the students were a part of South Central Career Center and Piney River Technical Center, as well. The schools in attendance were Koshkonong High School, Houston High School, Willow Springs High School, Thayer High School, Summersville High School, and Licking High School. We thank all of the competitors for participating and hope to see them participating in our program soon. We would also like to thank the instructors that joined us. Also, thank you to everyone who helped to make this competitions possible and to the companies who donated prizes to the event. 

First place introductory level, Canaan MillerCanaan Miller, from Koshkonong High School, took first place in the introductory level of the first annual welding competition.Second place introductory level, Casey HuffCasey Huff, from Licking High School, took second place in the introductory level of the first annual welding competition.Third place introductory level, Dalton NicholsonDalton Nicholson, from Thayer High School, took third place in the introductory level of the first annual welding competition.Introductory level top threeCongratulations to our top three competitors in the introductory level of the first annual welding competition.

Thomas Morin, first place intermediate levelThomas Morin, from Summersville High School, took first place in the intermediate level of the first annual welding competition.elijah ullom, second place intermediate levelElijah Ullom, from Licking High School, took second place in the intermediate level of the first annual welding competition.danny veneble, third place intermediate levelDanny Venable, from Houston High School, took third place in the intermediate level of the first annual welding competition.top three competitors in intermediate levelCongratulations to our top three competitors in the intermediate level of the first annual welding competition.

Nolan Smith, first place advanced levelNolan Smith, from Willow Springs High School, took first place in the advanced level of the first annual welding competition.Jarvis Bowers, second place advanced levelJarvis Bowers, from Thayer High School, took second place in the advanced level of the first annual welding competition.Jake Rhoades, third place advanced levelJake Rhoades, from Thayer High School, took third place in the advanced level of the first annual welding competition.advanced level top threeCongratulations to our top three competitors in the advanced level of the first annual welding competition.

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