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Welding Students Win 2-State Competition


Catawba Valley Community College welding student Joshua L. Roberts of Newton won the top state award in the 10th Annual American Welding Society Carolina Competition held recently at Rowan-Cabarrus Community college.

Cody Rink of Hickory placed eighth in the two-state competition.

Both students performed hands-on skills as well as online testing for proficiency in welding equipment, setup, electrodes, cutting equipment and processes and safety.

Pictured are Roberts (left) and Cody Rink holding their welding projects.


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Updated 10.30.2008: Administrator