December 6, 2011
St. Louis-based Thermadyne® has announced the winners of its Built With Class welding contest. The contest was open to all students who were currently enrolled in a welding instructional program at a secondary, postsecondary, technical, or vocational school.
In the beginner student category, first- or second-year welding students submitted an essay describing why they are interested in learning about welding. The following individuals were awarded $250 prizes:
In the advanced team category, a group of students with welding experience submitted a welding project plan under the supervision of their welding instructor. Each of the following winning team members received a $500 prize:
In addition to the cash awards for students, each school that sponsored a winning student or team received a free Thermal Arc® 3-in-1 welding system.
The contest is an element of Thermadyne's ongoing Carry the Torch program to support the future of welding.