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BC3 Welding Certificate Program to Test Students’ Mettle

Grad “struggled” in difficult course, now builds nuclear-powered warships for Navy (Butler, PA) – Like the fighter pilots landing jets on the Navy aircraft carriers he helps to build, welding isn’t easy, Ty Bowman says, and takes skill. Bowman, 20, formerly of West Mifflin, landed his own job at Newport News Shipbuilding six months ago after graduating from Butler County Community College’s welding certificate program. The 2015 Trinity Christian School alumnus is now a structural welder living in Hampton, Va., where “each day at the shipyard is a little different,” he said. “Some days we will be welding two pieces…