In demand: Welders

Jasmine Bibbs works on a flat t-joint weld at the Hanson Technology Center. Bibbs recently completed a welding apprenticeship program at Lake Michigan College.

Jasmine Bibbs finds solace when the sparks fly.

The 21-year-old Benton Harbor resident discovered she has a knack for welding and chose to pursue it as a career by enrolling in Lake Michigan College’s welding program.

In demand: Welders

Nate LeClair works on adding welds to a container chassis Thursday at Pratt Industries in Niles.

In demand: Welders

Jasmine Bibbs, who recently finished a welding apprenticeship program at Lake Michigan College, said she was looking for something different when choosing her vocation.