WNEP-TV highlights welding championship at Penn College

Published 06.14.2024

Photos by Tom Speicher, writer/video producer

Welding & Metal Fabrication
Engineering Technologies
Faculty & Staff
WNEP-TV’s Mackenzie Auker visits Penn College's welding lab and gets close to the National Welding League Championship action as she captures a competitor in the final stages of the project. The 18 students had to assemble and weld a model Space Shuttle.

Throughout the week, Penn College has hosted welding championships conducted by Project MFG, a skilled trades advocacy group. On Thursday, WNEP-TV’s Mackenzie Aucker covered the second of two competitions: the National Welding League Championship, featuring the top 18 high school and trade school welders from throughout the country. Her story includes an interview with Bradley M. Webb, dean of engineering technologies, and can be viewed here.