This summer we partnerd with the City of Houston's My Brother's Keeper Program, Texas State University and Wheatley High School to pilot a virtual welding program. The goal of the program was to 1) introduce students to welding careers 2) help them develop muscle memory to become proficient. We worked with bridge students who were preparing to enter 9th grade at Wheatley. Some expressed an interest in welding before the program and are looking to continue throughout the school year.
We look forward to working with schools and community groups to bring this program to youth and young adult audiences and expanding to other disciplines in the near future.