Graduate Connections

Graduate Connections – Meet Johnny Scialabba

Johnny Scialabba, from Watts, OK, graduated from the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in February 2018. Johnny, 25, drove 88 miles each way each day to attend welding school in Tulsa. What did you do before enrolling at Tulsa Welding School? After high school I was set on being a security guard or […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Aaron Hall

Aaron, from Printer, Kentucky, graduated from the Professional Welder program at the Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville campus, in December 2017. Aaron, 19, enrolled in the program straight out of high school. Thanks for your time, Aaron. What made you choose welding? I took welding for two years at my technical high school; I liked it, […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Chris Campos

Chris, age 19, originally from Maryland, graduated from the Welding Specialist program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in March 2017. Chris enrolled in welding school shortly after leaving high school. Thanks for your time, Chris. What made you choose a career in welding? At first I wanted to be an engineer, […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Michael Phillippe

Michael, age 28 from Bartlesville, OK, graduated from the Welding Specialist with Pipefitting program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in April 2017. Michael also has a degree in Agribusiness from Oklahoma State University. Thanks for your time, Michael. After high school you went to college, what did you do after? I […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Tauriq Davis

Tauriq, 32, from Warrenton, North Carolina, is a Combo Specialty Welder who now lives in Jacksonville, FL, with his wife and kids. Tauriq graduated from the Professional Welder program at the Tulsa Welding School, Jacksonville campus, in May 2014. Welding helped Tauriq turn his life around. Thanks for your time, Tauriq. Tell us what you […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Kody Figg

Kody, age 31, is from Foyil, Oklahoma. He graduated from the seven-month Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in October 2017. What had you been doing before you enrolled at Tulsa Welding School? I’d been driving 18 wheelers cross-country for nine years. It got to a point where I got tired of it and […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Gonzo Reyna

Gonzo, 23, is from west Texas. He graduated from the seven month Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in October 2017. What had you been doing prior to enrolling at Tulsa Welding School? Out of high school I played a year of college football, but that didn’t work out. I got a football scholarship, […]

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Graduation Connections – Meet Amanda Michaud

Amanda, age 19, from Connecticut, graduated from the Welding Specialist with Pipefitting program at Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center in Houston in late April 2017. Amanda took a month’s summer vacation after graduating high school before starting the program in July 2016. What made you choose a career in welding, Amanda? I knew that […]

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Graduate Connections – Meet Blake Froome

Blake, age 28, from Wichita, KS, graduated from the Professional Welder program at Tulsa Welding School in August 2017. After high school Blake went to college on a baseball scholarship, earning a bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science. His plan was to go to law school, but after completing college, he realized he didn’t […]

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