TWS Community

Tulsa Welding School Graduate Celia Reyes Featued in Article on Industry Week

In an Industry Week article that talked about encouraging more women to enter the skilled trades and explore career opportunities, Tulsa Welding School graduate Celia Reyes shared her experiences as a woman working in welding a male-dominated field. Women leaders from groups like Women in Manufacturing Education Foundation and the American Welding Society also shared […]

Read More

Graduate Connections – Meet Kyran Clark

Kyran, 19, from Springerville, Arizona, graduated from the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in February 2023. Thanks for your time, Kyran. How did you come to find Tulsa Welding School? I didn’t know what I wanted to do throughout high school. Before I graduated, I remembered I had […]

Read More

Graduate Connections – Meet Gabrielle Venson

Gabrielle, 22 from Sturgis, Kentucky, graduated the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in February 2021. Thanks for your time, Gabrielle; what did you do before enrolling at welding school? I graduated high school in 2020, and I went straight to welding school right after in July 2020. When did you first learn about […]

Read More

Graduate Connections – Meet Kyler Byford

Kyler, 25, from Lone Grove, Oklahoma, graduated the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in December 2022. Thanks for your time, Kyler. What did you do before enrolling at Tulsa Welding School? I was actually a mechanic for about six years, working at Chevy and Ford dealers. Then I went to work at an […]

Read More

Graduate Connections – Meet Derrick McHenry

Derrick, 46, from Houston, Texas, first completed the Refrigeration Technologies program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in February 2023. He then decided to stay on for two months to complete the electrical classes and graduate instead with certification from the Electro-Mechanical Technologies program in April 2023. Thanks for your time, Derrick. […]

Read More

Faculty Appreciation Month – Joe Weidenaar

Joe, 38, was born in Minnesota, but grew up in Hilliard, Florida, from the age of eight. Joe is an Electrical Instructor at Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville campus.  Joe has been with the school for eight months. Thanks for your time, Joe; how long have you been an electrician? 17 years. I was 22 when […]

Read More