COVER STORY: Baker School CHOICE training prepped welder for ‘real world’ job

Price welder

Baker School alumnus George Price pauses while helping construct an outdoor pavilion at the Southside Center with the Okaloosa School District maintenance staff. Right, Sparks fly as George Price welds a metal rafter to the frame of the Southside Center's new pavilion.

BIAN HUGHES / News Bulletin
Published: Monday, April 7, 2014 at 12:03 PM.

CRESTVIEW — Sparks flew when 2013 Baker School alumnus George Price tested for his first job out of college.

Now he works for the same school district that helped nurture his career ambitions.

After demonstrating his welding prowess — developed by his grandfather, Lonnie Price — on March 17, George became one of three Okaloosa County School District Maintenance Department welders.

For him, it’s a lifelong dream.

Full story in the April 5-8, 2014 edition!

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