Graduate Connections

Graduate Connections – Meet DeAndre Price

DeAndre, 27, from Queens, New York, graduated the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in May 2019 before coming back to school in January 2020 to work on his associate degree. DeAndre graduated from the Associate of Occupational Studies in Welding Technology program in July 2020. Thanks for sharing your story, DeAndre. Tell us […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Kristen Duke

Kristen, 23, from Ridgecrest, CA, graduated from the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville on May 29 2020. She came to Florida in early 2018. Thanks for your time, Kristen. Tell us what you did before coming to Tulsa Welding School. Out of high school, I had a very interesting experience. I […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Dominick Phillips

Dominick, 19, from Houston, Texas, graduated from the Welding Specialist with Pipefitting program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in May 2020. Thanks for your time, Dominick. Did you go to welding school straight out of high school? Pretty much. I graduated high school May 11, 2019, and started at Tulsa Welding […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Greydon Brady

Greydon, 20, from Humble, Texas, graduated from the Welding Specialist with Pipefitting program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in May 2020. Greydon actually sang our national anthem at our last graduation ceremony! Thanks for sharing your story Greydon; did you go to welding school straight out of high school? I came […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Banks Tompa

Banks, 19, is from a small town just outside Charlotte, North Carolina. Banks graduated from the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville in February 2020. Thanks for your time, Banks. Did you go to welding school straight out of high school? Yes, maybe two or three weeks after graduation. I welded in […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Zeke Rebold

Zeke, 19, from Wellington, Kansas, graduated the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in February 2020. Thanks for your time, Zeke. Did you start the program right out of high school? Yes, I went to welding school straight out of high school, although I did have to wait a few weeks for the next […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Vallerie Cobarrubias

Vallerie, 20, from Houston, TX, graduated from the Welding Specialist program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in May 2020. Thanks for your time, Vallerie. What did you do after high school before welding school? I never really believed in going to a four-year college because I feel like you’re cheating your […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Evan Fines

Evan, 23, from Cocoa Beach, Florida, graduated from the Professional Welder with Pipefitting program at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville in February 2020. Thanks for sharing your story, Evan. What did you do before coming to Tulsa Welding School? After I graduated high school, I went into the United States Marine Corps. I did four […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Justin Krauss

Justin, 31, born and raised in Clearwater, Florida, graduated from the Welding Specialist program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in February 2020. Thanks for sharing your story, Justin. Had you done any welding in high school? Nothing. I didn’t even finish high school. I dropped out as a freshman at 17. […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Courtney Moser

Courtney, 22, from Lawrenceville, GA, graduated from the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville in early 2017. Courtney is now a high school welding teacher. Thanks for your time, Courtney. Did you go to Tulsa Welding School straight out of high school? Yes, I went to welding school after high school graduation […]

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