Wilson Machine and Welding Shop Honored

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Wilson Machine and Welding Shop Honored


Wilson Machine and Welding Shop, Cordova, Ala. was presented the 2007 Silver Star of Excellence Award during ATEA's 44th National Conference on Technical Education, Feb. 28--March 2. This award is presented jointly by the American Technical Education Association and the National Technical Honor Society. It is presented annually to a company that is supportive and committed to postsecondary technical education. In addition to the award, Wilson Machine and Welding Shop will be listed in the NTHS National Hall of Fame for Educational Excellence.

Wilson Machine and Welding Shop was nominated for the award by Bevill State Community College, Jasper, Ala. Wilson Machine and Welding Shop is a small company in Alabama that employs about 90 machinists. Mining and steel are two important resources in Alabama. They make repairs for the steel mills, the mines, and the power plants in the Cordova and Decatur areas. Wilson Machine opened in 1972 and is owned and operated by Harold Wilson, a strong proponent for the Machine Tool, Diesel, and Welding programs at Bevill State Community College. He has donated scholarships, time and equipment to these programs on the Sumiton Campus.

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The Machine Tool program on the Sumiton Campus of Bevill State closed the summer of 2002. Because of demands of the community and need for machinists in the area, Wilson became an advocate for the reopening of the Machine Tool program. As a member of the advisory committees for Machine Tool and Welding, Wilson worked with the Office of Applied Technology to raise the interest in this community effort by encouraging other machine shops in the Bevill State service area to support this project. …

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