Students broaden their horizons

Published 4:59 pm Thursday, October 12, 2017

Jeff Vance, a welding instructor at Southside Virginia Community College, recently spoke to Buckingham’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) students about career opportunities in manufacturing and welding, including what is required for certification and the demand for welders. The high school’s CTE center provides classes in Welding I, II and III as part of its course offerings. Pictured are, from left, Foster Smith, Tyler Woodson, Vance, Enoch Matthews, Vinciente Rosales, Paul Ayres and Christian Fitzgerald. We commend the students for their interest in future careers that our nation and community will depend on daily. (Send “Way to Go!” photos with a description and names to

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