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Welding Competition at WCC

March 1, 2008

I had a chance to visit with the legendary Mr. David Jodway when he took our South & West Washtenaw Consortium students over the the Skills USA Region II Competition on Thursday, Feburary 21. The group did an excellent job of representing Saline and the SWWC – 8 of the 12 placed.

Approximately 90 Students competed in the event hosted at Washtenaw Community College

Students were given a multi-view (orthographic) print and had to assemble and weld in a variety of positions, completing weldment in one hour. During the contest, no instructors are allowed in the welding lab; students must perform entirely on their own, using given equipment in unfamiliar surroundings.

SMAW (Arc/Stick Welding)
5th – Alex Pazkowski (Saline Jr.)
6th – Brad Clink (Saline Sr.)

3rd – Jerid Hollenbeck* (Dexter Sr.)
4th – Todd Braden (Saline Sr.)

4th – Tim Henes (Dexter Jr.)

OAW (Oxy-Acetylene Welding)
3rd – Rob Kolander* (Saline Jr.)
4th – Samantha Riley (Saline Sr.)
6th – Tim Hackbarth (Saline Sr.)

* Qualifies to go to State Skills USA Competition April 18 -20, 2008 in Lansing, MI.

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