NCMCA Metrolina Chapter Recognition Night 2016
Students, apprentices and masons recognized
By Lynn Nash
As has become tradition, the NCMCA Metrolina Chapter dedicated their August meeting to recognizing students, apprentices and masons from the Charlotte area who have enjoyed success at recent masonry competitions.
Pictured above, bottom, left to right, Kent Huntley, Huntley Brothers Company, accepted the “David R. Sigmon Award” traveling plaque for their firm’s apprentice win at the May “Samuel McGee Memorial Apprentice Skills Contest;” Jasnon Huntley, Huntley Brothers, and Hayden McGee, McGee Brothers, finished fourth and third respectively in the May McGee Memorial contest; Luis Marquez, Huntley Brothers, finished first and claimed the “David R. Sigmon Award” at the McGee Memorial contest; Lane Mullis and Chaz Tomberlin of McGee Brothers each won first place honors at the MCAA/World of Masonry 2016 International Apprentice Skills Contest.
Top, left to right, Central Cabarrus High School masonry instructor Todd Hartsell and his student Kelby Thornton brought home a Gold Medal from the 2016 National SkillsUSA Masonry contest; Clay Watson, Huntley Brothers, and Grayson McGee, McGee Brothers won fifth and second place respectively at the McGee Memorial Contest; Garrett Hood, Huntley Brothers, once again enjoyed success in Las Vegas won second place at the 2016 World of Masonry SPEC MIX Bricklayer 500; Mount Pleasant High School masonry instructor Ryan Shaver and his student Cody Harrison (not pictured) brought home a post-secondary Gold Medal from the 2016 National SkillsUSA masonry contest; and NCMCA President Bob Gates, on hand to participate in the celebration.
The Metrolina Chapter presented each winner with a $100 check and hosted the honorees and their guests for dinner.
About the Author
Lynn Nash is the Executive Vice President for the North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association.