Four students from Arkansas State University-Mountain Home’s (ASUMH) welding program won medals at the Arkansas SkillsUSA competition on April 11 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel by providing educational programs, events, and competitions that support career and technical education in the nation’s classrooms.
Students won medals in welding fabrication and pipe welding. Costin Hoffman, a post-secondary student, won a gold medal in pipe welding. Three silver medals were awarded to secondary students Tracer Phillips, Dalton Watson, and Austin Freeman. The instructor in welding from ASUMH who traveled with the students to SkillsUSA was Rick Hastings.
For more information on the welding program at ASUMH, contact Hastings at (870) 508-6160.
April 24, 2017 12:30:00 PM