Each June, Char-Em ISD and the Industrial Arts Institute in Onaway present a three-day Welding Academy for students in grades 8-11 (current school year).
Students will develop basic welding knowledge and skill application. They will participate in the creation of a team welding project, complete student-made take home projects and participate in a unique opportunity to tour Moran Iron Works. This interactive Welding Academy will allow students to experience first-hand what it is like to operate various equipment used in the welding industry. This will include welding power sources, grinders and manual and automated CNC plasma tables.
Transportation is typically provided from Alanson, Boyne City, and Pellston Public Schools. Cost is $90 and includes breakfast, lunch and a T-shirt, plus a take-home project.
The dates for upcoming Welding Academy offerings will be posted in the spring.