- NWF State College Student Interning with Oregon's Institute of Marine Biology
- Winners Named in 29th Annual James and Christian LaRoche Memorial Poetry Contest
- Mallett Named Army ROTC Superior Cadet for 2014-15
- Collegiate High Senior Named Forensics Student of the Month
- Jazz Ensemble Members Earn Top Honors at Pensacola Jazz Competition
- Bethany Fralish takes lessons learned at NWF State College with her on path to become teacher
- Vanessa Payne meets all challenges to reach goal of bachelor’s degree
- Benji Bell named FCSAA Male Athlete of the Year
- NWF State College students advance to SkillsUSA National Championships
- New Pacesetters selected at Northwest Florida State College
- Student nurses help children at diabetes camp
- New student ambassadors chosen at Northwest Florida State College
- CBA’s Alison McDowell celebrated as a local hero
- McGill co-authors book on policing's impact on those in uniform
- Collin Zeigler selected as a Chancellor's Student of the Month
- Pickler earns first at Gulf Coast Steinway Society Awards Music Festival
- Student Government Association leaders installed for 2015-16
- Ribando's composition to be performed by Virginia orchestra
- Two NWF State College students named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars
- Smith recognized as top welding instructor in region
- Foundation scholarship propels Cadey Moody toward bachelor’s degree
- Collegiate High's Sarah Pabst signs to golf for Crimson Tide
- SGA attends statewide legislative and leadership conference in Miami
- Central Gulf Industrial Alliance endorses NWF State College welding program
- New college police department now patrolling two campuses
- SGA members attend Florida College System Student Government Association conference
- Northwest Florida State College setting the pace for environmental excellence
- Winners named in 30th James and Christian LaRoche Poetry Contest
- Father and son share Raider championship bond
- Former Raider softball star earns national player of the week honors
Welding students practice their skills in their new 'Sandlot'
Northwest Florida State College welding program students built a worksite simulator for use in the Advanced Welding Certificate classes. The simulator was built with material donated by Gulf Power to enhance the welding training of the advanced welding students. The simulator has been nicknamed "the Sandlot" by the welding students.
"The simulator will be a great asset in helping develop the skills of our welding students," said Scottie Smith, daytime welding instructor. "Getting our students out of the welding booths and into real-world situations will make them better welders and help them understand the work environment that they are about to step into."
The simulator will be used to train advanced welding students in SMAW (Stick) pipe welding, GTAW/SMAW combo pipe welding, and stainless steel pipe welding. The simulator will also be used to train all welding students in rigging and worksite safety practices.
Pictured are the students who built the Sandlot. L-R: Matthew Stewart, Dylan Josey, Adam Juengst, Brandon Wayne, Remington Costner, Brandon Pritchard, Gary Smudzinski, Dallas Montgomery, Ryan McLeod and Teyler Sexton. Front: Scottie Smith, daytime welding instructor.