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.