The American Welding Academy located in Union held  their first annual welding competitions on Friday and Saturday, May 15 and 16 for high school students.  There were two divisions, one for Vo-Tech students and another for AG Students. The top three spots in each division were presented with scholarships to attend AWA.   Three Elsberry High school seniors  fared well in both divisions.

Tylen Madian, is a student at Pike-Lincoln Tech School and he  placed third in the Vo-Tech Division, while Jon and Ethan Davis placed third and fourth, respectively.  All three young men plan to attend AWA in the fall.


Tylen Madian, Elsberry High School Senior (in red shirt) placed third in the Vo-Tech division at the American Welding Academy.


Elsberry HS brothers Jon and Ethan Davis were the only two Lincoln County students to place in the AG Division.capture.