OSTC graduate begins career as welder

OSTC graduate begins career as welder

Congratulations to Oakland Schools Technical Campus – Northeast (OSTC-NE) Welding graduate, Noah Castillo, who, in January this year, began his career as a contractor with AM General! 

AM General builds more military light tactical vehicles than any other company in the world. The company’s headquarters are located in South Bend, Indiana but their Technology and Engineering Center is located in Auburn Hills.

Castillo, a graduate of Clarkston High School, attended the OSTC-NE Welding program during his 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. He also attended Oakland Community his senior year through dual enrollment, and just recently completed Oakland Community College’s welding certificate program. During his 12th grade year, Noah participated in a paid internship at Boones Express, located in Lake Orion, through the OSTC-NE school-to-career work-based learning program.

Since starting at AM General, Noah has been an integral part of several essential works as the lead welder under the supervision of a master welder and certified welding inspector. 

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