HVAC Breaking News

May 18, 2007: Top Sheet Metal Apprentices Honored

May 18, 2007
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

CHANTILLY, Va. - The top apprentices in the unionized sheet metal industry competed for honors at the 35th Annual Sheet Metal Apprentice Contest. A total of 60 apprentices, representing the International Training Institute’s (ITI) 12 regions in the United States and western Canada, competed in five industry work areas - Architectural, HVAC, Industrial/Welding, Service, and TAB (testing, adjusting, and balancing).

The four-day competition was held in Indianapolis, and winners were later honored at an awards dinner.

Before arriving in Indianapolis, apprentices competed in local contests to earn their bid to the national competition.

The winners of this year’s apprentice contest include:

HVAC Competition

• First Place: Thomas N. Fuller II, Evansville, Ind., J.E. Shekell Inc.

• Second Place: Jeffrey D. Mercer, Pasco, Wash., SMK Tri-Cities Inc.

• Third Place: Nathan E. Harris, Fresno, Calif., New England Sheet Metal

Industrial Competition

• First Place: Brian E. Dahlman, New Lenox, Ill., Dahlman Sheet Metal

• Second Place: Kirk A Heilner, Churchville, Pa., Sheet Metal Fabricators Inc.

• Third Place: Nathan A Stamper, Platte City, Mo., Cox Air Systems

TAB Competition

• First Place: Jason M. Balcom, Flushing, Mich., Absolut Balancing Co.

• Second Place: Mark T. Waltenbaugh Jr., LaPorte, Texas, Gowan Inc.

• Third Place: Joshua D. Howard, Terre Haute, Ind., Gibson Service

Architectural

• First Place: David R. Wille, Harvard, Ill., Metalmaster

• Second Place: Nicholas R. Tamburo, Maplewood, Minn., John A. Daisin & Son

• Third Place: Derek J. Blessing, North Royalton, Ohio, S&D Architectural Metals

Service

• First Place: Justin A. Gotsch, Hinckley, Ill., Wiesbrook Sheet Metal

• Second Place: Jeffrey B. Bradley, St. Louis, Coleman Heating & Sheet Metal

• Third Place: Kevin T. Flippo, Sacramento, Calif., Airco Mechanical Inc.

Publication date: 05/14/2007

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

2014 ACI Home Performance Conference

The 2014 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show was held in Detroit.

Podcasts

NEWSMakers: Doug Dougherty

Doug Dougherty, president and CEO of the Geothermal Exchange Organization (GEO) joins the program to discuss the latest happenings with GEO, including the drive to get included in state and federal definitions of renewable energy, plus the future of geothermal.  Posted on July 25.

More Podcasts

ACHRNEWS

NEWS 07-28-14 cover

2014 July 28

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

R-22 PHASEOUT POLL

Some in the industry are calling for the EPA to halt production of R-22 as of 2015. What do you think?
View Results Poll Archive

HVACR INDUSTRY STORE

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

 

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

DON'T MISS A THING

Magazine image
 
Register today for complete access to ACHRNews.com. Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con