Chelsea Dorr - Indian Capital Technology Center
THEN: Raised on a farm where welding was something you needed to know. Chelsea enrolled in the welding program at ICTC where she
- Learned welding theory and safety, fabrication, welding codes, and metal characteristics and properties.
- Competed in welding contests through the CareerTech student organization, SkillsUSA, at the regional and state level.
- Developed skills in leadership and teamwork and reinforced self-confidence and communications skills.
NOW: Chelsea was named the Skills USA Outstanding Breaking Traditions Secondary Welding Student for 2012. This is an award for students who chose a specific career based on their interests, not gender. She hopes to be able to enter the welding world as a career and travel the country working.