TWS Community

Graduate Connections – Meet Raneisha Mitchell

Raneisha, 26, from Thibodaux, Louisiana, graduated from the Welding Specialist with Pipefitting program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in August 2019. Thanks for sharing your story, Raneisha. Tell us what you did after high school.  I moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where I attempted to go to community college for Nursing. […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Ryan Benn

Ryan, age 29 from Davidson, Oklahoma, graduated from the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in July 2019. Thanks for your time, Ryan. Tell us what you did before welding school. I was in the military for six years. I joined the Air Force at 18. I was a joint task force radio guy. […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Manuel Capetillo Jr.

Manuel, 46, from Houston, Texas, graduated from the Welding Specialist program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston. Manuel finished class in mid-August 2019. He won Top Welder and had perfect attendance. He was also the valedictorian at his graduation ceremony in October. Thanks for your time, Manuel. Tell us what you did […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Alton Baker

Alton, 59, from Georgia, graduated from two programs at Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville in the same year: 2014. Alton, a 23-year veteran of the United States Army, first graduated the Professional Welder program before coming straight back to study Refrigeration Technologies. Thank you for your service, sir. What made you do both programs at Tulsa […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Roderick Conner

Roderick, 24, from Houston, Texas, graduated from the Welding Specialist program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in August 2019. Thanks for your time, Roderick. Tell us what you did before welding school?  I finished high school, but I didn’t graduate so I went to Gary Job Corps Center in San Marcos, […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Carrie Gagnon

Carrie, 33, from Orlando, Florida, is a graduate of the Professional Welder with Pipefitting program at Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville. Carrie graduated in March 2013, and she now lives in Arizona with her husband and two little girls. Having stopped welding for a few years to focus on being a mom, Carrie restarted her welding […]

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Employer Connections – Meet Sabre Industries

To give you insight into companies that recruit TWS graduates, we spoke with Melinda Anderson, Human Resources (HR) Manager with Sabre Industries. Melinda is currently based at their plant in Alvarado, Texas. Thanks for your time, Melinda. Please give us a brief overview of Sabre Industries. Sabre manufactures for both the Telecom and Utility industry. […]

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