Graduate Connections

Graduate Connections – Meet Monika Wachowiak

Monika, 41, is originally from Brooklyn, New York, but lived in Spokane, Washington, for the past five years before moving to Jacksonville in 2020. Monika graduated from the seven-month Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville in November 2021.   Thanks for your time, Monika. What did you do before you came to […]

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Graduate Connections – Met K. Justice Barrow

Justice, 30, is from Brooklyn, New York. He moved to Jacksonville in 1996. Justice graduated from the ten-month Professional Welder with Pipefitting program at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville in March 2021.   Thanks for your time, Justice. What did you do before you came to TWS? After high school I took a year off […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Brian Mose

Brian, 20, is originally from the island of American Samoa in the South Pacific. He moved up to Tampa, Florida, with his family when he was 17. Brian graduated from the seven-month Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville in April 2021.   Thanks for your time, Brian. Did you move up from […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Dylon Gordon

Dylon, 29, is from St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Dylon and his family moved to Jacksonville, Florida, in January 2021. Just a few weeks later he enrolled at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville, and in late August 2021 he graduated from the seven-month Refrigeration Technologies program.   Thanks for sharing your story, Dylon. […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Nathan Fry

Nathan, 22, from Houston, Texas, graduated the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in July 2021. Thanks for your time, Nathan; what did you do before coming to Tulsa Welding School? I graduated high school in 2017 and before coming to Tulsa in December 2020, you could say I […]

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Graduate Connections – Lance Furberg

Lance, 22, from Dallas, Texas, graduated the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in August 2021.   Thanks for your time, Lance; what did you do after high school before coming to welding school? I’m originally from the Dallas area, but I lived in Norway for a long time. […]

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Graduate Connections – Diani Spradley

Diani, 23, from Camden, New Jersey, graduated from (what is normally) the seven-month Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville in September 2021.   Thanks for sharing your story, Diani. Tell us why it took you longer than seven months. Between catching COVID, being in a car accident, and then having to rephase, […]

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