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April 17, 2012

NTC students compete in welding contest

Students from Northeast Technology Center’s Pryor Campus competed and placed in the Skills USA Regional Welding and Metal Fabrication Contest held Feb,14.  The students belong to the Welding Technology Program lead by Instructor Jeff Smith, and the Welding and Metal Fabrication Program lead by Instructor Craig Cooper. From left: Trent Greenwalt, second-year senior from Adair, first-place Metal Fabrication (team); Cody Johnson, first-year junior from Claremore, first-place Metal Fabrication (team); Travis Patterson, second-year senior from Verdigris, first-place Metal Fabrication (team); Craig Cooper, NTC Welding and Metal Fabrication Instructor; Jeff Smith, NTC Pryor Welding Technology Instructor; Jarrett Martin, second-year adult student from Rose, first place second-year adult student; Dustin Feemster, second-year senior from Locust Grove, first-place second year student; Reid Riddle, first- year junior from Chelsea, competed in Job Skills Demonstration; Devin Hendricks, first-year junior from Claremore, competed in Job Skills Demonstration; Josh Butcher, first-year junior from Salina, competed in Job Skills Demonstration.  Not pictured: Ryan Reavis, adult student from Chelsea, second-place Job Interview. The construction project on NTC’s Pryor campus will house both Cooper and Smith’s classes, will be 9,612 square feet, the largest in the state.

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