Fortson accepted to Tulsa Welding School
Posted: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 3:35 pm
Caleb Fortson of Westview High School was recently accepted into the Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville, Fla.
Fortson, the son of David and Sonya Fortson of Martin, recently received a $500 scholarship from Tulsa Welding School for his participation in a welding clinic held on the campus of TWS.
Bill Fuqua is Fortson’s agricultural education instructor at Westview High School where Caleb is an integral part of the welding program at the school.
Tulsa Welding School was founded in 1949 by two welders who recognized a strong demand for skilled tradesman in their industry. Almost 60 years later, TWS has evolved into an educational institution that prepares students for welding and inspection careers in a multitude of welding specialties and application.
They are the largest accredited welding school in the nation, with campuses in Tulsa, Okla., and Jacksonville, Fla.
The mission of TWS is to produce “World Class Welders and Welding Inspectors.” We train our graduates for the skills, knowledge and the workplace attitudes essential to enter the profession of welding or inspection.
Graduates who put forth the dedication, commitment to excel, and workplace experience in their welding or inspection profession can achieve world class levels of performance.
Bill Fuqua, Caleb Fortson, FFA, Florida, Tulsa, welding, Westview