Section News and Events

May 2014 Meeting

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Two Upcoming Events in November with AWS President Nancy Cole

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Welding Wars at FABTECH 2013

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February 2013 Meeting

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March-2012 JAK section Scholarship award

JAK section is pleased to annonce the winner of the Charles E. Hubbard scholarship is Mr. Stanley Turner.



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2013-2014 Board Members

Chairman
Mark Stevenson
Stevenson Fabrication Services
PO Box 713
Manteno, IL 60950
(815) 482-9367
mark@stevensonfabrication.com
Vice Chairman
Mike Spangler
Kankakee Area Career Center
3288 S. Hieland Rd.
(815) 351-6897
spanglerm@kacc.k12.il.us
Secretary
Zack Award
Alpha Construction Testing, Inc.
(630) 562-6138
zaward@alphatestinginc.com
Treasurer
John Willard
Kustom Bilt
2034 S. 10000 W Rd.
Bonfield, IL 60913
(815) 952-4838
kustom_bilt@msn.com

AWS News and Events

ATTEND FABTECH 2014

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FABTECH 2014 Education Programming

The American Welding Society presents a comprehensive lineup of welding education during FABTECH. Led by the industry’s top professionals, programs focus on best practices and new commercial developments in welding and thermal spray. Events include conferences, seminars, RWMA Resistance Welding School, professional program, society events, and more. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER | VIEW THE SCHEDULE

IBSC 2015 - Call for Papers Extended

Submit your extract by September 1, 2014 to take part in one of the premier conferences in the brazing and soldering community. SUBMIT YOUR EXTRACT

2014 RWMA Regional Meeting

The upcoming 2014 RWMA Regional Meeting is scheduled to take place September 17-18, 2014 at AWS Headquarters in Miami. LEARN MORE

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

Three scholarships for the 2014-15 school term that have not been awarded. Two of them, the John M. Stropki and James A. Turner, are unique in that they support nontraditional areas for the AWS Foundation: The Stropki Scholarship is for a student seeking a teaching degree in a STEM subject. The Turner Scholarship is for a student enrolled studying for a business degree. Applications are being accepted from anyone who is studying in these areas. APPLY NOW

2014 AWS PRESIDENT DEAN WILSON'S VISION FOR INNOVATION

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2014 CERTIFICATION SCHEDULE

Note that the schedule is subject to change without notice. VIEW SCHEDULE

WHY YOU SHOULD COMPETE IN SKILLSUSA

For the person interested in taking their welding career to the next level, SkillsUSA is an amazing asset. Their regional, state, and national competitions offer the chance to hone your skills while you compete against others. And more than that, each competition offers a scholarship to the winner. VIEW VIDEO

WOMEN IN WELDING

This video looks at just some of the exciting careers options available to women (and men) who decide to invest their time in the study of welding. VIEW VIDEO