51st Annual North Carolina Department of Labor State Fair Masonry Apprentice Contest
Jaime Salas of Brodie Contractors in Raleigh is the winner of the 51st Annual North Carolina Department of Labor State Fair Masonry Apprentice Contest held in October. Salas also won the Annual North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association Apprentice Skills Contest in May.
Salas and Dallas Caudle of McGee Brothers tied with 151 points each, the winner selected by a predetermined tiebreaker (Caudle previously won the N.C. SkillsUSA High School Masonry Championship in April and went on to place second in the national SkillsUSA competition in June). Justin Troutman of Heritage Masonry was only one point back with 150. Seventeen apprentices from 12 firms participated.
NCMCA member firms and chapters donated $8,600 in cash, tools and materials for the contest.
For more information about NCMCA, please visit www.ncmca.com.
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