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Profiled Company:

Airgas, Inc.
Radnor, PA

Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) is one of the nation's leading single-source suppliers of gases, welding equipment and supplies, and safety products.

Website:  www.airgas.com
Profiled Individual:

Wesley Guntharp
Diver/ Underwater Welder
Miami Diver Inc.
Miami, FL

An article on underwater welding sounded interesting. I had never touched a welding machine in my life until I went to technical college, but it turns out I was good at it.

High School:  Valley View High School
Jonesboro, AR
College:  Black River Tecnical College, Topside Welding Certificate
Pocahontas, AR
Commercial Diving Academy
Jacksonville, FL

Profiled Individual:

Sara Bingham
Hull Technician
U.S. Navy
Great Lakes, IL

My dad has a metal recycling business. I've been working for him since I was eight years old doing scrap-yard stuff. That experience led me to take welding in high school.

High School:  Uintah High School
Vernal, UT
College:  Uintah Basin Applied Technology College
Vernal, UT

Profiled Individual:

Carissa Love
2009 Professional WeldersCompetition First Place W
Texas State Technical College
Waco, TX

Carissa made history by becoming the first woman to win the American Welding Society's Professional Welders Competition in November, 2009. Carissa plans to use her $2500 first place prize towards her education. She has one semester remaining and will complete her associate in applied science degree. Carissa is involved in campus activities, serving as the secretary of the AWS Student Chapter.

High School:  
College:  Texas State Technical College
Waco, TX

Website:  http://www.waco.tstc.edu/wlt/index.php



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