Masonry instructor Doug Drye recognized
At the Mount Pleasant High School Awards Assembly in Concord, N.C., in May, retiring masonry instructor Doug Drye was recognized at a reception in his honor with all his past national SkillsUSA masonry champions in attendance.
Shown in the photo above are (top row, left to right): Chad Smith, 1998 Kansas City - 1st place secondary; Jared Gandy, 2009 NC Skills - 1st place secondary; Doug Drye; Ryan Shaver, 1993 Louisville - 1st place secondary; Corey Honeycutt, 2009 NC Skills Masonry I - 1st place; Frank Paul, 1998 Louisville - 1st place secondary; Heath Drye, 2006 Kansas City - 2nd place secondary; and Josh Kimrey, 2006 Kansas City - 1st place secondary.
Bottom row, left to right: Ben Petrea, 2000 Kansas City - 1st place secondary; Pete Cieslak, BIA-SE; Cody Award, 2003 Kansas City - 1st place secondary & 2004 Kansas City - 1st place post-secondary; Brant Bost, 1996 Kansas City - 2nd place secondary; Shann Womble, 1990 Tulsa - 1st place secondary; Tim Kidd, masonry instructor, West Stanly High School, 2009 Douglas Drye Best Masonry Program award; Paul LaVene, Carolinas Concrete Masonry Association; and Sam McGee, McGee Brothers Co. Ryan Shaver replaces Drye as the new masonry instructor at Mount Pleasant High School.
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