ONAWAY, MI. – The Industrial Arts Institute, a division of Moran Iron Works, recently held their 2nd Annual High School Welding Competition. We are very PROUD of the 72 High School Students that competed VALIANTLY on Friday, April 20, 2018. We appreciate the incredible group of welders you brought with you and we look forward to seeing you next year! Over $45,000 in scholarships were awarded for tuition to attend Industrial Arts Institutes Comprehensive Industrial Welding course to the participating welders!

1st Place:

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Zach Gildner, Cheboygan High School Career Tech Program

Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
Sean Sikkema, Wexford/ Missauke Career Tech Center

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
Jacob Gow, Industrial Arts Institute/GMCA-NM High School Work Based Learning Welding Program

2nd Place:

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Caleb Evanzo, Montcalm ISD Career Center

Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
Tyler Atkinson, Cheboygan High School Career Tech Program

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
Conner Mann, Cheboygan High School Career Tech Program

3rd Place: 

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Chase Vandenbos, Wexford/ Missauke Career Tech Center

Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
Grant Spray, Cheboygan High School Career Tech Program

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
Robert Niester, Industrial Arts Institute/GMCA-NM High School Work Based Learning Welding Program