Graduate Connections

Graduate Connections – Meet Dorrius Tellis

Dorrius, 20, was born and raised in Houston, Texas. Dorrius graduated the seven-month Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in May 2021.   Thanks for your time, Dorrius. Did you go to welding school right out of high school? I graduated high school in May 2020 but was trying […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Cameron Clark

Cameron, 19, from Gainesville, Florida, graduated from the Professional Welder program in March 2021 at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville. Thanks for your time, Cameron. Did you enroll in TWS right out of high school? I did. I graduated high school about three months after COVID started, in June 2020. I got an apartment in […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Nik Baker

Nik, 19, was born in Texas, but as a self-described military brat, he grew up all over including a few years on a base near Stuttgart, Germany. Nik graduated the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in late March 2021. Thanks for your time, Nik. Did you come to welding school straight out of […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Hunter Morgan

Hunter, 23, from Muskogee, OK, graduated the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in March 2021. Thanks for your time, Hunter. What did you do after high school before welding school? I worked retail. I started working at a grocery store when I got out of high school. I saved up some money and […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Brian Cook

Brian, 19, from Greenville, Missouri, graduated the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in January 2021. Thanks for your time, Brian. At age 19, I guess you came to Tulsa right out of high school? Yes, I moved to Tulsa a little less than a month after I graduated high school. What made you […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Paul Mckinest

Paul, 31, from McLain, Mississippi, graduated the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in January 2021. Thanks for sharing your story, Paul. Tell us what you did before enrolling in welding school? I had a scholarship to be play baseball after high school, and I did that for a […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Jose Pol

Jose, 59, from Brooklyn, NY, graduated from the Electro-Mechanical Technologies (EMT) program in June 2020 and the Professional Welder program in January 2021, both at Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville. Thanks for sharing your story, Jose. Tell us about your career before coming to TWS. I joined the U.S. Army at 18. I spent 26 […]

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