Local Construction Trade students to compete at National Competition.

Posted at 9:56 AM, Dec 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-05 09:56:47-05

LANSING, Mich. — Greater Michigan Construction Academy (GMCA) is pleased to announce the winners of their Local Craft Championship. Competitors in the championship were required to complete a written exam and a three-hour project performance test.

The competitors were judged in areas critical to the success of any construction trade project: safety, quality of workmanship; layout of project, use of materials, assembly of components, sequence of project, ability to follow instructions, ability to complete in a timely manner, and accuracy. The 2019 Craft Championship Competition took place the week of December 2nd at the GMCA Midland Training Facility. Nine students competed in four craft areas. The competing students are close to completing their four-year apprenticeship through the Greater Michigan Construction Academy and are working skilled tradesman locally.

“We are very proud to announce that not only do we showcase the best and brightest skilled professionals during our local craft competition, but they are now among the many who will showcase their talent at the National Level.” Said Stephanie Davis, Vice President and Chief Learning Officer at the Greater Michigan Construction Academy.

The winners were:

Chase Gohsman – Pipefitting – Three Rivers Corporation
Jason Honeman – Electrical – A & B Electrical
Logan Schweinsberg – Plumbing – Custom Plumbing & Heating
Daniel Beebe – Carpentry – Three Rivers Corporation

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