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Welding sparks students’ interest in WISD

by | Oct 5, 2016 | Education

Wylie East students on the Solar Car Team created a solar-powered car and will participate in the Winston Solar Car Challenge in April 2017.

Wylie East students on the Solar Car Team created a solar-powered car and will participate in the Winston Solar Car Challenge in April 2017.

 

By Brooke Hoffard

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Everything is bigger in Texas and Texans love their B-B-Q! Welding students in Wylie ISD have the opportunity to complete hands-on projects for the school and outside the school and BBQ smokers tend to be the most popular.

Before students take on such a huge project, they must first learn the basics. The Construction Technology course, taught by Rick Spillyards, reviews basic safety, materials, proper tool usage and the functions they need to know to complete the various stages of construction including residential wiring, plumbing, framing and codes. They will work toward obtaining their OSHA General Industry Safety Certification.

For the full story see the Oct. 5 issue and the e-Edition at http://www.etypeservices.com/Wylie%20NewsID245/default.aspx

 

 

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