Nine Whitko High School students took an American Welding Society, Welder Certification Test April 27th at the Steel Dynamics Keith E. Busse Technology Center of Ivy Tech Community College in Fort Wayne. Passing students earned a worldwide recognized certification in the Gas Metal Arc Welding process. The test consisted of an American Welding Society D-9 Work Procedure Sheet. Each student prepared and produced the required test specimen. The test was overseen and inspected by AWS Certified Welding Inspector Tim Sorg.
Students achieving this status were: Trea Arnold, Hunter Myers, Dillon Hamilton, Levi Coy, Kimberly Hoover, Michael Connor, Alex Rouse, and Jose Cordero.