The 30th Annual Boilermakers National Apprenticeship Program Apprentice of the Year Competition is being held at Boilermakers Local 101 - Denver, CO on August 21-22, 2017. The winner will be announced at an award ceremony on Thursday, August 24, 2017.
Special thanks to Mary Echols of The Boilermaker Reporter for the providing the competition photographs.
DAY ONE - SUNDAY, AUGUST 20, 2017 - CONTESTANTS AND JUDGES ARRIVE
Contestants and judges have arrived in Denver, CO just ahead of the competition. Meetings for both the contestants and judges were held at Local 101, and everyone had the opportunity to tour the training center. This year's contestants are:
Great Lakes Region
Branden Dormire, Boilermakers Local 169
Ryan Schroeder, Boilermakers Local 85
James Hynes Jr., Boilermakers Local 154
Michael Mansbart, Boilermakers Local 5, Zone 5
Chance Ellison, Boilermakers Local 108
Charles Kouns, Boilermakers Local 40
Alfredo Leyva, Boilermakers Local 92
Craig Rose, Boilermakers Local 101
Good luck to you all!