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Welding student earns tool bag and supplies from BC Hydro Construction

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Shaun SchmidtDAWSON CREEK – Shaun Schmidt, a C Level Dual Credit welding student at Northern Lights College, is the 2011 recipient of a tool bag and supplies from BC Hydro Construction.

The award is presented to a welding student who shows a high level of proficiency and achievement.

Schmidt, who also attends Grade 12 at South Peace Secondary School, attained a final mark of 90 per cent in the NLC program. In addition to completing his studies, Schmidt is working part-time as a welder.

Schmidt’s award included a grinder, welding jacket, gloves, welding sleeves, and assorted tools.

For more information on the Welding program, or any programs at NLC, check the College website at or call 1-866-463-6652 or 250-782-5251. For more information on Dual Credit programs, secondary school students should contact their school counselor.