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Welding Competition Draws Nationwide Talent

Tulsa, OK – March 28, 2011 – There were over 900 people in attendance as Tulsa Welding School (TWS) hosted their annual welding competition Saturday, Feb. 26, giving interested students the opportunity to get into the growing field of professional welding. Bo Meier of Coal City HS, Coal City, Illinois came in first place, beating out 230 other participants from 18 states to earn the grand prize of a full tuition scholarship to TWS. Eric Boudreau of Gardner South HS, ...

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Tulsa Welding School to Acquire The Refrigeration School, Inc. of Phoenix

PHOENIX – Nov. 30, 2009 Beam Reach Education’s Tulsa Welding School has acquired The Refrigeration School, Inc. “The Refrigeration School was founded in 1965 by my parents, and our students, faculty and administrators are like family,” said Elizabeth Loney-Cline, who is retiring as president of RSI. “We were very deliberate about who we turned my family’s legacy over to, and I know it’s in good hands with Tulsa Welding School and Beam Reach Education.” The Phoenix company’s new owners intend ...

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Summer Street Capital Partners Acquires Tulsa Welding School

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Oct. 27, 2008 – Summer Street Capital Partners LLC today announced the acquisition of Tulsa Welding School, which trains students for welding and inspection careers in a multitude of welding specialties and applications. This transaction is Summer Street’s first investment in the for-profit post-secondary career school industry. To lead the transaction with Tulsa Welding School, and Summer Street’s future partnerships in the industry, the firm formed a post-secondary career school investment team that includes experienced owners and ...

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