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Selena Castillo two time District Champion from Royal ISD earned a third place bronze medal in the State SkillsUSA Welding Contest.

Royal ISD welding student Selena Castillo makes history as the first female to earn a medal in the State SkillsUSA Welding Contest

The Voice of Waller County

Selena Castillo earned the Bronze medal at this year’s State SkillsUSA Welding contest held in Corpus Christi, making her the first female in Texas, in known history, to accomplish such an honor. Selena competed against 12 other District winners from various size schools across the state. She achieved this honor by constructing and welding various projects using 5 different welding processes in different welding positions, along with showing off her Oxy-fuel cutting talent.

Selena is also the first female to complete 4 years of welding instruction as well as being the first person from Royal to be a two time District 9 SkillsUSA Welding champion.



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