Mr. Brent Tippie is Tri Star’s new welding teacher. Brent took over the program after veteran welding instructor Todd Smith retired at the end of the 2018 school year. Mr. Tippie attended Tri Star's welding program when he was in high school. Below he answers our get-to-know-you better questions…..
Where were you born?
Answer: New Knoxville
Do you have any children?
Answer: One daughter, she is eight years old.
Why did you choose to become a teacher?
Answer: To give back to the nine districts of Tri Star what it has given to me.
What is your favorite type of welding?
Answer: Advanced GMAW processes and GTAW pipe
What is your favorite board game?
What is your favorite vacation location?
Answer: Lake Norris
Where would you go if you could travel to any location?
Answer: Allied Forces National Cemetery, Normandy, France
Answer: Hunting with my daughter Rylee. Long range rifle shoots and trap shoots.