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October 24, 2012

VHS students participate in welding contest

Special to The Leader
Vidor ISD

VIDOR — Vidor High School Career and Technology Education Welding teacher Lawson Spiers took the Vidor High Welding Team to participate in the Winnie Rice Festival Welding Competition held last week at LIT in Beaumont.

The students won all types of welding gear for their prizes, including leather welding gloves, jackets and containers. Terran Sharpe placed fourth overall. Dillon Elliott, Josh Rich, Matt Franklin, and Branch Harper placed in the top 19 out of 76 welders from the Region 5 area. Pictured from left to right are Branch Harper, Josh Rich, Dillon Elliott, Terran Sharpe and Matt Franklin.