Winners of the May 22, 2010 Annual North Carolina Masonry Contractors Association Apprentice Masonry Skills Contest.

Bottom left to right: Ramiro Perez, Fred's Masonry, 8th; Dylan Ennis, Custom Masonry Concepts, 7th; Scott Emig, Alward Masonry, 9th; Lamal O'Neal, Brodie Contractors, 6th; and Wriston McGee, McGee Brothers Co., 10th place.

Top left to right: Padro Ramirez, Fred's Masonry, 3rd; Chris Charles, Gates Construction Co., 5th; Cory Huneycutt, Alward Masonry, First Place “David R. Sigmon Award 2010” winner; Brett Hallman, McGee Brothers Co., 2nd; and Paldo Ramirez, Fred's Masonry, 4th place; joined by NCMCA state president Larry Kirby, right.

The new NCMCA Champion is 18-year-old Cory Huneycutt, of Mount Pleasant, N.C. He will study Construction Management at Western Carolina University when he graduates Mount Pleasant High School in spring 2010. Twenty-five vocational students and apprentices from eight NCMCA member firms participated in the contest, hosted by McGee Brothers Co., Midland, N.C.

Brickbats compiled by editorial intern Josh Krol.
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