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Welding & Fabrication Instructor
Education and Credentials
Troy Barry, a 2005 graduate of Western Dakota Technical College’s (WDTC) Welding Program, brings 14+ years of industry experience to classroom instruction. While a student, Barry was a S.D. State SkillsUSA Champion and now currently serves as the Vice President of the S.D. SkillsUSA Board of Directors. In 2022, he received the SkillsUSA S.D. Hall of Champions Award which is bestowed upon those who help youth develop the components of the Skills USA Framework in a changing world. Additionally, Barry was named one of five 2019 SkillsUSA Outstanding Career and Technical Educators and was honored at their national conference. In 2020, WDTC’s Welding and Fabrication program earned the American Technical Education’s Association (ATEA) Outstanding Technical Program Award. Barry was a 2020 finalist for the ATEA Outstanding Faculty Award.