2014 Butch Hardy Memorial Contest
Natitaly Razo receives top score
By Lynn Nash
For the thirty-third year, Adams, an Oldcastle company, has held it’s Annual Masonry Skills Contest for masonry students attending high schools in eastern North Carolina.
Top-Score for the May 2014 contest was achieved by Natitaly Razo, a freshman at Columbus Career & College Academy in Fair Bluff, instructed by Fred Mason. Ms. Razo finished “First Place” in the Women’s Division followed by Kathryn Morton and Katie Myers, both of White Oak High School.
Sam LaRue of Swansboro High School finished “First Place” in the men’s division, followed respectively by Walter Ocampo, Pender County High; Alston Smith, White Oak High; Ridge Roussei, Harnett Central High; and Chase Harrell, Pender County High. White Oak High School, instructed by Jeff Lausterer, won first place for combined team score.
The competition is named The H. A. “Butch” Hardy Memorial Masonry Contest in memory of the contest founder. The event was held in Goldsboro.
About the Author
Lynn Nash is the Executive Vice President for the North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association.