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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

Cement Masons

  • First Place        Logan Mack, CM LU #886, Toledo, OH
  • Second Place   Kevin Fowler, CM LU #109, Akron, OH

OPCMIA Competition 2016 - Group Picture          OPCMIA Competition 2016 - L Rowe

OPCMIA Great Lakes Apprentice Competitors                     2016 Cement Masons Competition


OPCMIA Competition 2016 - Instructor Glen Jones & Logan Rowe

Instructor Glen Jones & Logan Rowe