Welding Students

Students, left to right, Adrian Morales, Blake Turner, Dylan Ausmus and Caleb Smith work together under the tutelage of HVAC instructor Matthew Barrett (center). The new teacher transitioned to the classroom this year after working in the HVAC field, most recently for Hamblen County Schools. – MARK BROWN | THE STANDARD BANNER

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has done what he said he would do a year ago when he helped unveil a JCHS three-pronged, hands-on, educational opportunity.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Director Dr. Rebecca Campbell said it’s clear Lee’s been championing the welding program that offers dual enrollment with Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Morristown and work opportunities with the Oshkosh Manufacturing Welding Apprenticeship.

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