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Floyd County High School Students attend welding society meeting at NRCC


Floyd County High School welding students recently attended the fall meeting of the Southwest Virginia Section of the American Welding Society (AWS) at New River Community College. John L. Mendoza , president of the American Welding Society of San Antonio, Tex., was the keynote speaker. The students were accompanied by Doug Thompson, welding teacher at Floyd County High School. Thompson was recognized with an AWS Section Educator Award and was also presented a certificate for his “contributions in perpetuating high school welding education programs and helping students find the pathway to success through welding.” Mark Gilbert, associate professor of welding at NRCC, is chairman of the SW section of AWS. News Story Image

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