The Mineola Foundation on Nov. 26 made a $12,460.78 donation to the welding shop at Mineola High School. Welding is one of many job-oriented programs run through Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Mineola. The Foundation has been a major benefactor of CTE in Mineola and previously contributed to the school’s Auto Tech program. From left is Preston Mosher (student), Johnny Ramirez (student), Jackie Hays (teacher), Tristan Rychlik (student), Warren Brown, Glen Thurman, Adam Steck, Jean Meek, Waymon Ragsdale, Vince Colvin, and Brandon Williamsom (teacher). (Monitor photo by Hank Murphy).