John Hoenie is this year’s Virtual Welding Champion sponsored by Lincoln Electric and held at Crown Equipment Corporation. He is a student in Jack Mescher’s Ag. Mechanics program and placed first out of 118 participants representing 6 different schools. John received a welding kit with an automatic welding helmet, welding coat, hat, bandana, 2 pairs of gloves, apron, and tote.
John (second from left) is pictured here with Aaron Oyster (far left), Technical Representative from Lincoln Electric and Mike Shriver (second from right) and Rich Berning (far right) representing Crown Equipment Corporation.