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County welding program presents awards

The Lincoln County School District welding class recently had its awards ceremony. Students earned various National Certifications in multiple welding processes, including arc, mig, flux core and tig welding.

Students receiving certifications were: Bryson Lambert, William Smith, Josh Richardson, Ethan Piazza, Michael Kees, James Weeks, Brycen Moak, Carson Price, Nich McGee, Andy Waller, Davis Hart, Logan Bardwell, Ben Smith, Zach Waldrop and Samuel Porter.

Four students also each received a $500 welding scholarship, provided by Pepper’s Machine & Welding, K&S Industrial Repair, Boyd’s Steel Supply and Trailer, Smith Brothers’ Collision Center & Truck Accessories, Case & Price Insurance, Jason and Stacy Leake, Susan Hines, and Robin and Melissa Ritchie. Scholarship recipients were William Smith of West Lincoln, Andy Waller of Bogue Chitto, Michael Kees of Enterprise and Ethan Piazza of Loyd Star.