North Mahaska School has partnered with Indian Hill Community College in Ottumwa to establish the Mahaska County Welding Academy. The program allows students from North Mahaska and Oskaloosa Schools to participate in this two year program. While in this program, students receive high school and college credits.
Instructor, Ryan Groom spent a summer at Vermeer Manufacturing to help create his curriculum for this program. The program began in August 2015.