Representatives from Airgas, Lincoln Electric, Metro Community College, and Rasmussen Mechanical Services paid a visit to the welding lab at Logan View High School on Tuesday, September 23rd, to deliver items that were donated to the welding department. Greg Schroeter of Rasmussen Mechanical Services and Chris Beaty of Metropolitan Community College both spearheaded the effort to make Logan View High School the primary recipient of the American Welding Society Nebraska Section 81's annual donation to an area high school. The donation which included two MIG welding power sources, welding electrodes, power and hand tools, and personal protective equipment was valued at over $4,000. Bruce Gregory, of Lincoln Electric, Greg, and Chris spoke to the students about the American Welding Society (AWS), career opportunities in the welding industry, and competitions that are available to them such as the welding fabrication contest at the SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference.
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