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Highlands College hosting SkillsUSA Regional Welding Competition


For the first time, Montana Technological University's Highlands College will host a SkillsUSA regional contest for welding. SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving high school, college, and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations, including health occupations, and for further education. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.

The event will take place on Monday, March 2, 2020, at 9:00 am, at Highlands College in the welding shop. The event will bring 29 students from Butte, Helena, Boulder, Red Lodge, and St. Ignatius to Highlands to compete in combination welding and intermediate welding. At the event, students will have different skill tests to complete.