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High School Welding

Competition 2024

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Are You Ready To Put Your Welding Skills To The Test?

Are you a motivated high school senior who wants to prove that you have what it takes to be a welder?

The Delta Technical College (DTC) Regional High School Welding Competition is an annual, invite-only competition where participants can compete for the opportunity to be awarded a DTC scholarship.

Participants can also enroll in one of DTC’s Welding Programs, which provide students hands-on training geared to meet the tough demands of today’s employers. All participants in the welding competition will receive a $500 scholarship!

DTC’s Welding Programs

  • Welding

  • Welding and Pipefitting

What Can I Expect At The DTC High School Welding Competition?

  • A timed welding project to be completed by each participant and judged before a panel
  • A fun, family-oriented event where participant’s friends and relatives are invited to come and watch you compete
  • Demonstrations and networking with experts from the welding industry
  • A tour of campus led by a DTC High School Representative
  • Raffles for welding gear and other items from local vendors
  • Food and/or beverages will be provided
  • Admission and Financial Aid Representatives available to answer your questions
  • An awards ceremony concluding the competition and announcing the scholarship winners

When And Where Is The DTC High School Welding Competition?

  • Ridgeland Campus Competition
    • When: Thursday, February 29th, 2024
    • Where: 113 Marketridge Drive, Ridgeland, MS 39157
  • Horn Lake Campus Competition
    • When: Friday, March 1st, 2024
    • Where: 6530 Interstate Boulevard, Horn Lake, MS 38637
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Note: Midwest Technical Institute, Inc. (MTI), together with its Delta Technical College (DTC) division are offering the Welding Competition Scholarship Program to promote ongoing commitment to skilled trade education. All scholarships awarded through the Welding Competition must be used at one of our MTI or DTC campus locations. Scholarships cannot be exchanged for cash. See official terms and conditions for details.

How Can DTC Change Your Life?

“Without Delta Tech, I wouldn’t be here. I would be at my minimum wage job, struggling to pay my bills. I love welding because it’s an art and it’s fun.”

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Welding Graduate

“I loved pretty much everything about it. There’s some times that I got frustrated, because I couldn’t get to it, but the instructors would help me, and I eventually got it.”

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