HVACR installer Paul Quinn accepts first-place awardGREENSBORO, N.C. — At the North Carolina State Fair, HVACR apprentices recently competed in one of five trade-skills contests sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Labor and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.

Shown here, David Smith, deputy commissioner, Department of Agriculture (left) and Cherie Berry, commissioner, Department of Labor (right) present HVACR installer Paul Quinn (middle) with the first-place award. Quinn is a service technician for local contractor Brady.

Publication date: 12/3/2012