The horse sculpture was made by welding student Michael Peterson of Hampton. Peterson is a welding student at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton.
Peterson is one of five students from the Elizabethton school who will be competing in the SkillsUSA national competition. The other TCAT-Elizabethton students who will be competing in Louisville will include:
• Samuel Lyons of Carter County, who is competing in information technology services.
• Austin Dowell and Austin Houser of Johnson County and Charles Sergent of Sullivan County, who developed a cavitation water heater.
All five of the students received gold medals in state competition in Chattanooga on March 18-21 and earned a berth to compete in national competition.
For additional information on all workforce development training programs that take 12 to 20 months to complete at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Elizabethton, call 423-543-0070 or visit www.tcatelizabethton.edu.