Local Construction Trade students to competition at National Competition
Friday, February 14, 2014
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
Local Construction Trade students to competition at National
Michigan, February 2014 – Greater
Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is pleased to announce the winners of
their Local Craft Championship. Competitors in the championship were required
to complete a one hour written exam and a three hour project performance test.
competitors were judged in areas critical to the success of any construction
trade project: safety, quality of workmanship; layout of project, use of
materials, assembly of components, sequence of project, ability to follow
instructions, ability to complete in a timely manner, and accuracy. The
2014 Craft Championship Competition took place on January 25th at
the GMCA Midland Training Facility. Nine students competed in four craft areas.
The competing students are close to completing their four year apprenticeship
through the Greater Michigan Construction Academy and are working skilled
are very proud to announce that not only do we showcase the best and brightest
skilled professionals during out local craft competition, but they are now
among the many who have showcased their talent the National Level.” Said
Stephanie Davis, Director of Education at the Greater Michigan Construction
Feldotte – Pipefitting – Three Rivers Corporation
Reis – Insulating – G.E. Insulation Co.
Ziehmer – Electrical – Valley Electrical
Pawlak – Carpentry – Three Rivers Corporation
congratulate both Trevor Reis of G. E. Insulation and Aaron Ziehmer
of Valley Electrical for qualifying to participate in the National Competition
being held in Birmingham, Alabama the end of April.
Craft Championship Competition is sponsored by ABC Greater Michigan Chapter and
its membership. Students that qualify for the ABC National Competition will
join the nearly 1,500 men and women who have competed in one of the
construction industries most recognized and respected craft skills events. ABC
Greater Michigan is proud to have produced 20 national medal winners within the
last 15 years.
more information on the National Craft Championships visit www.nationalcraftchampionships.com