SCCC welding class places first in national competition

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Left to right, Instructor Randy Plattner and his students Trent Toliver, Cale Boedeker, Austin Campbell, Christy Dillon, Greg Bledsoe, Daniel Carver, Monte Miller from Tulsa Welding School, Trey Robinson, Kaitlynn Bulen, Jake Forrester, Stephen Meyer, Blayn Vogel, Daniel Swift and Aaron Kerksiek.

Randy Plattner's welding class at Saline County Career Center placed first in a national virtual welding competition through Tulsa Welding School. Each student participated in a virtual welding exercise and collectively this group placed higher than any other school in the country. Tulsa Welding School will award Plattner's class with a new welder.

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  • Congratulations to all!

    But ... could someone please explain what virtual welding is?

    -- Posted by Pragmatist on Wed, May 16, 2012, at 10:06 PM
  • its like a video game where you are up on a building welding frames together. its like a real life welding experince for students. You wear the helmet when you are welding as well. thats how you can see what you are welding

    -- Posted by Bulen on Thu, May 17, 2012, at 8:54 AM
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