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Michelle Porter

Manchester Community College, Welding Technology

MCC grad welds her way to a dream career

Michelle Porter earned her degree in Welding Technology, graduating with honors from Manchester Community College (MCC) in 2019 and plans to own her own shop one day.

Michelle embodies the hard work and go-getter attitude that The Foundation for New Hampshire Community Colleges works to support.

In between a full course load with classes such as gas and arc welding, manufacturing and repair techniques and blueprint reading, she worked three bartending jobs to finance her education, and studied her way onto the President’s List.

Read more about Michelle on the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation’s website.

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