SFCC’s First High School Welding Competition

SFCC held its first competition for high school students in welding. Jake Lovato, Lead Welding Instructor, said, “our plan is to have students see our welding shop and to compete! They see how great our program is and register for the fall. We have some interest. So we have achieved our goal.”

First place: Brooke Romero from Bernalillo High
Second place: Zach Williams from Bernalillo High
Third place: Jackson Sparks ECO
Best effort recognition went to Raton High School’s Lauren Murphy

SFCC welding winners in picture left to right: AWS Chair Pierrette Gorman, Lauren Murphy, Brooke Romero, Jake Lovato, Jackson Sparks, Tim Echon of Lincoln Electric and Justin Forney of Local Union 412 Plumbers and Pipefitters.

SFCC Weld competition 1st place pic left to right: AWS Chair Pierrette Gorman, Brooke Romero, Jake Lovato

SFCC welding competition participants