NIC hosts high school welding competition


There were 25 high school students who participated in the regional Skills USA welding competition hosted by North Idaho College Friday, March 14. NIC welding instructors, students, and former students acted as judges in the event. Winners will go on to the statewide Skills USA competition. Kootenai Technical Education Campus, Lakeland High School, and Mullan Junior-Senior High School all participated. Cd’A Metals and A-L Compressed Gases donated prizes for the top winners, who competed in Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, and Oxygen/Fuel Cutting. Pictured are contestants and judges during the competition.

Britt Dickens of Lakeland High School was the overall winner. Other results:

Lakeland High School
1st- Brett Howell
2nd- Britt Dickens
3rd- Clayton Marshall

1st- Britt Dickens
2nd- Clayton Marshall
3rd- Brett Howell

1st- Britt Dickens
2nd- Kenny Cooper
3rd- Brett Howell

Kootenai Technical Education Campus
1st- Brice Volking
2nd- Alex Jones
3rd- Casey Madsen

1st- Brice Volking
2nd-Nate Muncoff
3rd- Logan Hilding

1st- Logan Hilding
2nd- Alex Jones
3rd- Michael Cafferty

For More Information
NIC Welding Instructor Tim Straw at (208) 665-5057 or  

Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014

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