Shellie Clyde of Rapid City, a student in WDT’s Welding program, has received a $300 American Welding Society NW Section Scholarship.
The American Welding Society (AWS) Foundation is dedicated to advancing educational opportunities to students preparing for a career in the welding and related joining technologies. Each year, the AWS NW section provides scholarship opportunities to assist students with their education.
Western Dakota Tech is the only technical institute that serves the western South Dakota region. WDT offers more than 20 programs in a variety of fields, including Business and Computers, Construction Trades, Health Services, Legal and Public Services, Manufacturing and Mechanical Trades, and Science and Technology. More than 96 percent of WDT’s most recent graduates are working, continuing their education, or serving in the military, and 90 percent remain in South Dakota.
WDT faculty, staff, and administration focus their efforts on helping students gain the skills and experiences they need to succeed. Through hands-on learning, internships, and industry partnerships, WDT students graduate ready to make real and immediate contributions to their employers and their communities.