OPCMIA held the 2016 Plasterers & Cement Masons Great Lakes Apprenticeship Competition at the Ohio State Fair on July 27-28th. Each year, the Ohio Conference of Operative Plasterers & Cement Masons sponsors an Outreach event on the opening days of the Ohio State Fair. In 2016, OPCMIA hosted an apprenticeship competition for three Plasterer Apprentices and a dozen Cement Mason Apprentices. The apprentices came from Ohio, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and British Columbia Canada. The apprentices spent two days working on their projects. On Friday, July 29th, all apprentices were honored at a Dinner and Banquet.
The AGC, West Central Ohio Division extends its appreciation to Logan Rowe, 2nd year Apprentice with Cement Masons LU#132 Dayton Apprenticeship Program, for his participation in the competition. AGC Dayton also congratulates the following on their achievements in the 2016 OPCMIA Great Lakes Competition:
- First Place Marcus Manson, PL LU #132, Cincinnati, OH
- Second Place Sinjin Belanger, PL LU #514, Detroit, MI
- First Place Logan Mack, CM LU #886, Toledo, OH
- Second Place Kevin Fowler, CM LU #109, Akron, OH
OPCMIA Great Lakes Apprentice Competitors 2016 Cement Masons Competition
Instructor Glen Jones & Logan Rowe