‘Life-changing’ new welding lab opens at Carter High School

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Carter High School now has a new welding laboratory. Superintendent Bob Thomas, Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs, Principal Angie Messer and other community leaders were at the high school celebrating the opening on Thursday.

According to Principal Messer, the program is vital to the school and community. It also allows students to leave high school and go into employment or enroll in an advanced program. The current welding program at Carter High goes through year 2 of the certification program. The certification can then be completed at TCAT or Pellissippi State Community College.

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