Local students compete
The annual SkillsUSA District Welding Competition was held at OTC on Feb. 8 with several students from Scott Regional Technical Center (SRTC) in Monett taking home awards. Cassville High School student Dylan Cope, pictured above, took home first place honors. He is a second year student at Scott Regional. Two first year SRTC students also received awards at the competition. Tyler Scott, of Purdy High School, and Aaron Sweaney, of Wheaton High School, took third place in fabrication.