Welding team wins competition

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Taylor County High School students enrolled in the welding program at Green County Area Technology Center recently attended the SkillsUSA state competition in Louisville.

Students Mason Arnold, Jesse Hurdt and Chris Whitley represented GCATC and placed first in the welding fabrication team event. They will be going to Kansas City to represent Kentucky in the national competition in July.

Each of the students received $17,000 in scholarships.

The group also received the Sportsmanship Award. Their instructor is Steven Thomas.