My students need modern equipment for metal cutting and fabrication. My students often struggle to fabricate pieces without a plasma cutter. Without modern tools, my students will not learn the skills that they will need.
Our school is a small, rural school in a high-poverty area. Agriculture and the agriculture program is very important, but sometimes this program can be expensive and therefore struggles to provide basic expendable equipment. The Instruction that I provide will hopefully provide a lifetime of knowledge and good habits.
These students are wonderful, excited young men and women, many of whom come from conflicted families and we try to use their education as one way to give them a leg up and help them to do better than their parents did.
Plasma cutters are modern tools for metal fabrication and design. This essential educational tool is missing in our shop.
It is difficult to teach students to succeed if they do not have the tools of success, my students are hungry to learn, but starved for the tools.
This plasma cutter will teach my students how to cut and fabricate metal as they will in college or in a career.
Not every student goes on to a career in metallurgy. Regardless of their chosen college or career path, the skills they learn in my classroom set them up for future success!
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