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For the second year in a row, a Huntley Brothers Company apprentice has won the NCMCA Annual Samuel A. McGee Memorial Masonry Apprentice Skills Contest. Seventeen-year-old Jamison “JK” Huntley won the 2017 David R. Sigmon Award for first place in a field of thirty contestants from nine NCMCA member companies. Finishing in second to tenth place respectively were Ellis Baucom and Kaleb McGee of McGee Brothers Company; Cory Huneycutt from Gates Construction Company; Eric Kee, Chaz Tomberlin, Haran Mcgee, and Zackery Mcgee of McGee Brothers Company; and Kelby Thornton of Huntley Brothers Company. Custom Brick & Supply Company in Raleigh hosted the contest May 20th. In the photo, Jamison (right side) with his family, left to right, brothers Landon, Drew, and Brandt with their mom and dad, Maria and Tim Huntley.  Four brothers pictured of nine total!






The three high schools in Caldwell County conducted their sixth annual spring masonry contest May 11, 2017 at Hibriten Supply in Lenoir. Members of the NCMCA Western Carolina Chapter were among the judges. VIP guests included US Congressman Mark Meadows, North Carolina State Superintendent of Education Mark Johnson, county commissions and members of the county school board. Right to left, First Place was claimed by Aaron Jones of Hibriten High School followed in second and third place respectively by Elijah Frizsell and Robert Thorne of South Caldwell High School. South Caldwell High School won the award for best overall performance. Photographs by Carl Moser





hardy2017WinnersWEBNEWSFor the thirty-sixth year, Adams, an Oldcastle company, has held it’s Annual Masonry Skills Contest for masonry students attending high schools in eastern North Carolina. Senior Nattaly Razo, Columbus Career and College Academy, won the Women’s Division and had the best overall score for the day. She won the contest’s Women’s Division in 2014 (as a freshman with best overall score,) 2015 and 2016 and had a seventh place finish in the April 2017 Greensboro SkillsUSA NC State Masonry competition. Pictured left to right, NCMCA President Bob Gates; Kristian Still, second place overall, Pender High School; Maria Torres, fourth place overall, Columbus Career & College Academy; Brett Hardy, Adams/Oldcastle; Justin Cortese, third place overall, Swansboro High School and who finished fifth place in the 2016 contest; Nattaly Razo; Noah Chanthongthip, first place men’s division, Swansboro High School; and William Floyd, fifth place overall, Pender County High School and who also placed well in the 2016 contest. The competition is named The H. A. “Butch” Hardy Memorial Masonry Contest in memory of the contest founder. The event was held in Goldsboro.  CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE COMPETITION


NCMCA held it’s 2017 Annual Convention and Business Meeting at Charleston’s Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel in March. Some 187 individuals representing 43 firms were in attendance, including the top leadership of the Mason Contractors Association of America. The Friday morning general session, sponsored by Adams, an Oldcastle company, featured Masonry Institute of Michigan Executive Director Daniel Zechmeister, PE, second from left, who delivered a program on masonry education and promotion. In the photo, NCMCA President Bob Gates, left, Southeast Concrete Masonry Association President Byard Stevens, second from right, who introduced Mr. Zechmeister, and NCMCA President-Elect Kent Huntley, welcomed Mr. Zechmeister.  CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL CONVENTION PICTURES






 For the fourth year, NCMCA Insurance Program partner firm TriSure Corporation coordinated and tabulated results of the NCMCA Safety Awards for the year 2016. Recognition plaques were presented to Gates Construction Company for the fourth year in a row, represented by Mike Cook, first on the left; first-time winner Edgar Boettcher Masonry, represented by Mike Radosa, second from right; and two-time winner Pinnacle Masonry represented by Danks Burton, first on right. TriSure‚Äôs John Cramer, second from left, made the announcement and presentations at the March 2017 Association Annual Business Meeting. Also recognized but not in attendance, Masonry Unlimited, a two-time winner, and LPS Enterprises who has won the award four years straight.  CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL CONVENTION PICTURES






Left to right, Starling Johnson-Kaklamanos of Johnson Concrete Company, Michael Teague of Adams, an Oldcastle company, and Sam Bond of Johnson Concrete Company were presented their certificates for Certified Masonry Professional (CMP) status in the NCMCA Masonry Contractors Certification Program by the chairman of the certification program Board of Governors, Doug Burton at the association annual meeting in Charleston. As of the March convention, the program counts 200 CMP’s, 90 Certified Masonry Executives (CME) and 25 certified companies.  CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL CONVENTION PICTURES








EZG Corporation once again sponsored the March NCMCA Convention Golf Tournament. Pictured left to right, first-place team member Calvin Brodie; EZG sponsors Thad Skinner and Damian Lang; NCMCA President Bob Gates photo-bombing; Golf Committee Co-Chair Lee Heath; first-place team member Howard Pope; Golf Committee Co-Chair and first-place team member Dwayne Bryant; and first-place team member Steve Bell. Closest-to-the-Pin recognitions went to Damian Lang, Dink Mitchell, Paul Elder and Chris Joyner. Bill Marsh had the day’s longest-drive.  CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL CONVENTION PICTURES






NCMCA LOGO mark only RGB copy72ppiWhen you review the list of NCMCA benefits and services, you'll understand why Association members across the Carolinas and Virginia consider NCMCA membership to be an important investment in their companies and in their industry.

Contests And Events

metroawards2014gall3NCMCA sponsors and partners to provide apprenticeship contests and training each year.  The Association participates in exhibits and promotional activities to promote masonry as a great career option and as the building material of choice. 
Check the NCMCA Events Schedule for opportunities to participate.