Welding Competition Group Photo

The annual district-wide welding competition and fundraiser, hosted on March 14th at Lincoln-Way Central, generated $13,000 in scholarships and awards.

Lincoln-Way East swept the competition in the Intermediate Division:

  • 1st place:   Nathan Mashek

  • 2nd Place:  Marcin Strzep

  • 3rd Place:  Kayla Truesdale

Lincoln-Way East won 1st and 3rd in the Advanced Division.  Central Won 2nd place. 

  • 1st place:   Jacob Hamilton

  • 2nd Place:   Ethan Pajula

  • 3rd Place:  Dominic Angone

Lincoln-Way West won 1st and 3rd in the Pro Division.   Central won 2nd place.

  • 1st place:  Zack Daletski

  • 2nd place:  Henry McCabe

  • 3rd place:  Ryan Dennison

Lincoln-Way Welding raffled off a a brand new 2023 Vivid EV Model V4 Monster Golf Cart with an estimated value of $14,000. With over 2,000 tickets sold, the funds raised from the raffle went toward trade scholarships for current welding students. Recipients of the scholarships are:

  • Jacob Hamilton

  • Kayla Truesdale

  • Kenneth Kubik

  • Zach Goldstein

  • Jenna Cronk

  • Zack Daletski

  • Jackson McFarlane

  • Ryan Dennison

  • Matt Reid

  • Matt Hoffmann

  • Alex Vernon

  • Kyle Sydor

Congrats to all the winners.   Thank you to everyone who supported our SkillsUSA and Welding Students!