PRESS RELEASE - December 23, 2015
Champaign, IL: Isael Vasquez, a TIG welder at Colmac Coil’s Paxton, IL plant has been featured on the cover of the Parkland College newsletter. Vasquez was spotlighted for his determination and dedicated work ethic.
Parkland’s Accelerated Opportunity (AO) Program allowed Vasquez to complete his basic reading, writing, and math classes while participating in college classes to earn his welding certificate. He has now earned American Welding Society D1.1 certification in seven positions. “I know that through hard work I can do many things to provide for my family and be successful,” said Vasquez.