McGee wins Masonry Apprentice Skills Contest
60th Annual NC Fair Contest results
By Lynn Nash
Fifteen high school masonry students from ten high schools and fifteen apprentices from four masonry contracting firms participated in the 60th Annual NC Department of Labor State Fair Masonry Apprentice Contest in Raleigh October 21st.
Seventeen-year-old Kelton McGee, an apprentice with McGee Brothers Company in Monroe, is the Champion of the 60th Annual NC Department of Labor State Fair Masonry Apprentice Skills Contest. New Champion Kelton McGee finished in Third Place in the 2012 Fair Contest and finished in Fifth Place at the NCMCA Masonry Apprentice Skills Contest in May 2013.
Brent McClellan of Mount Pleasant High School finished “First” in the high school/pre-apprentice division, followed respectively with Joseph Hodge of South Rowan High School of in Second Place and Bradley Flowe of Central Cabarrus High School in Third Place.
Here are the results:
First PlaceKelton McGee, McGee Brothers Company, Inc.
Second PlaceBrennan Huntley, Huntley Brothers Company, Inc.
Third PlaceTrevin Munn McGee, Brothers Company, Inc
Fourth PlaceJuan Rodriguez, Brodie Contractors Inc
Fifth PlaceHarvey Mullis, McGee Brothers Company, Inc.
First PlaceBrent McClellan, Mt. Pleasant High School
Second PlaceJoseph Hodge, South Rowan High School
Third PlaceBradley Flowe, Central Cabarrus High School
Fourth PlaceAaron Dutton, West Rowan High School
Fifth PlaceCharlie Ferrell, Davie High School
NCMCA members firms provided materials, volunteers, judges and more than $5,000 in financial contributions for the event.
Appreciation to all the NCMCA members who served as judges, tenders and volunteers. Also to Commissioner Cherie Berry, Kathryn Castelloes, and the staff of the North Carolina Department of Labor, and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.
About the Author
Lynn Nash is the Executive Vice President for the North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association.