Three inducted into NMIA Masonry Hall of Fame
Masonry instructors meet
By Lynn Nash
In July, The National Masonry Instructors Association met in Concord, North Carolina for their Annual Conference. Highlighting the event was the closing banquet announcement of three inductions into the NMIA Masonry Hall of Fame.
Past-NMIA-President James Ham of North Carolina (left) recognized new inductees; retired Aiken, South Carolina masonry instructor Willie Leaverette (second from left;) Pete Cieslak, long-time Executive Director of the Brick Industry Association-Southeast Division of Charlotte (third from left;) and retired masonry instructor Max Randolph (not present,) of Rock Hill, South Carolina Schools.
Also pictured, NMIA President Curtis Hoover (fourth from left) of Maryland, and North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association President Gary Joyner (first on right) who presented the banquet keynote address, demonstrating proper trowel-handling technique, using live mortar and assisted by Sam McGee of McGee Brothers Company (not pictured.)
About the Author
A Cary, North Carolina businessman is the new president of the North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association (NCMCA.) In April, Danks Burton, general manager and president of Pinnacle Masonry, Inc., was elected to head the 145 member firm professional trade association.