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NCC Students Place in Tri-State Welding Competition

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Nash Community College welding students Matthew Cooke of Louisburg (right) and Joseph Bateman of Zebulon (left) recently placed in the American Welding Society Tri-State Welding and Fabrication Competition in Salisbury, NC at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. NCC’s Cooke placed first and Bateman placed seventh among the 23 students participating from community colleges in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Participants demonstrated Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) processes. For more information on the Nash Community College Welding program, call 252-451-8270.