Hypertherm's "Spark Something Great" contest winners were award with the company's Plasma Cutting Technology educational kit, as well as plasma cutting equipmentClick image to enlarge

Two Canadian schools are among the winners of an educational grant from a 2016 Hypertherm contest, "Spark Something Great."

 St. Stephen High School in St. Stephen, NB, and Trades Training Initiative in Peace River, AB were among the ten recipients of Hypertherm's contents.

The winning schools will each receive a Hypertherm Powermax45 plasma cutting and gouging system, the company's AWS Sense approved "Plasma Cutting Technology: Theory and Practice curriculum kit, and in-person training from a Hypertherm industrical cutting expert.

The other schools based in the US, included Amboy High School, Amboy, IL; BOCES, Ellicottville, NY; Central Piedmont Community Colledge, Charlotte, NC; Hartford Area Career & Technology Center, White River Junction, VT; Maple Mountain High School, Spanish Fork, UT, University of Texas Tyler, Tyler, TX; Washington County High School, Washington, KS; and Wilson Technological Center, Dix Hills, NY.

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