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yandel morales


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I am a Mexican American and a first generation graduate and college attending student and my life goal is to live a better life than i am living. My parents have given me everything that they could and i would like to give more to my kids. By receiving scholarships it will be helping me get closer to giving myself a better life.


Marshall Sr. High

High School
2020 - 2024


  • Desired degree level:

    Trade School

  • Majors of interest:

    • Engineering, Other
  • Not planning to go to medical school
  • Career

    • Dream career field:

      pipeline welding

    • Dream career goals:

    • Helper

      construction morales
      2021 – Present3 years



    2020 - 20233 years
    Russell Koci Skilled Trade Scholarship
    The skilled trade I am planning to study is welding, I chose welding because I tried it once for fun with friends the first weld I made was really bad but I enjoyed it and since then I saved up money to buy myself a small welder have been practicing my welding. I have been welding for almost 4 months now and every rod is worth burning. I am very interested in making welding my career. I have planned in that trade because I enjoy welding every time I burn a rod it makes me happy. I weld when I have a lot on my plate and I would happily weld for a career. I will be successful in my trade because I am very motivated. Once I want something I go after it, I am very hard working I have been helping my father in his construction company since I was 12 and I love working with my hands. I enjoyed working construction but welding has had my attention ever since and I will pursue welding until I make the pipelines and go up from there. Welding is a passion of mine. To achieve success in my chosen trade, I am committed to lifelong learning and professional growth. Embracing new technologies, techniques, and industry trends will allow me to remain relevant and adaptable in a rapidly evolving field. Additionally, I aim to cultivate a reputation for excellence and reliability, which will open doors to exciting opportunities and professional advancement. In conclusion, my decision to pursue a career in welding is driven by a genuine passion for the field, the promising opportunities it offers, and the potential for personal and professional growth. Through dedication, continuous learning, and a commitment to excellence, I am confident that I will achieve success in my chosen trade and contribute meaningfully to the industry. A successful life, in my view, involves realizing one's potential, making a positive impact, and finding fulfillment in one's endeavors. I am determined to pursue these ideals in my chosen trade and strive for success in all aspects of my career. I believe that success in my chosen trade will be reflected in the quality of work I deliver and the relationships I build with clients, colleagues, and industry peers. By consistently delivering high-quality results, demonstrating integrity and professionalism, and contributing to the collective knowledge within the welding industry, I will establish myself as a successful professional in my trade.