Central Heights' Kimball places sixth in welding competition

By The Herald Staff

A Central Heights High School student recently placed in the Missouri Welding Institute’s annual welding competition.

Central Heights student Dylan Kimball placed sixth in the Missouri Welding Institute’s annual welding competition.

Dylan Kimball finished sixth in the high school division. Thie annual two-day competition had more than 350 students from all over the Midwest compete for prizes, This was the second-largest turnout in the 11-year history of the competition in spite of COVID-19.

There were a total of 20 winners and they were awarded more than $410,000 in scholarships. Each participant received a $1,000 scholarship toward tuition at Missouri Welding Institute.