From the Press of Atlantic City: Welding students hope sparks fly with employers

October 19th, 2015

Great article from the Press of Atlantic City’s Diane D’Amico on Cape May Technical High School’s new adult welding program.

Sparks flew like fireworks as students in the adult welding program at Cape May Technical High School bent over work stations and cut into metal, carefully holding torches in heavily gloved hands.

“You have to get used to the sparks popping in your face,” said Brian Nevitt, 24, of Upper Township, as he removed his protective glasses.

After leaving the Army, Nevitt wanted to use his GI Bill benefits to help start a new career.

But rather than going to college, Nevitt enrolled in a new 28-week adult welding program at the Technical School that will give him the skills required for the American Welding Society Certification test.

Read the whole story here.

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