TO:         Area V Teachers


           FROM:    Von G. Peavy

                South Region Area Mechanics Teacher

DATE:     March 22, 2011


RE:         2011 Welding Contest


            Please see attached 2011 Area V welding results.  The rosters have been cleared and the scores double



Thanks to all who made the 2011 Area V Welding Contest a big success! The quality as well as the

quantity of participation is to be commended! 


                Congratulations to the First place team from Americus-Sumter county consisting of Oscar Chavira,

 Travis Dickens,  Alex Purdy, and Mickey Griffin, as well as to their Advisor Eric Dixon.


            Congratulations to the following First place winners in each area who will return for the “Top Gun”

Weld-off to be held in the welding lab of the Chambliss Building (AET) on the ABAC campus on

April 21, 2011 at 4:30 p.m.


             Area                            Contestant                            Chapter                                      Advisor


            Brazing                       Alex Purdy                             Americus-Sumter Co.           Eric Dixon      


SMAW                       Ricky Lynn                            Worth Co.                              Buddy Whiddon


                Cutting                       Will Burt                                Colquitt  Co. High                 Stacey Beacham 


                GMAW                      Drew Taylor                          Turner Co.                              Chuck Majeski 



            Thanks to the ABAC AET Department for once again hosting the event! 


Thanks also to Judges:  Ray Lundy , DeVaughn Harris, Jimmy Grubbs, and Melvin Thompson

Von G. Peavy
South Region
Area Mechanics Teacher
Georgia Department of Education
Office of Agricultural Education
ABAC 34  2802 Moore Highway
Tifton, GA    31794
Phone: 229-386-3868
Fax: 229-391-6838
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