Participants at the NC state fair masonry apprentice contest

68th Annual NC State Fair Masonry Apprentice Contest

Colter McGee, an apprentice with McGee Brothers Company in Monroe, is the Champion of the 68th Annual North Carolina State Fair Masonry Apprentice Skills Contest for 2022. Pictured left to right, Kathryn Castelloes, Director, ApprenticshipNC; David Smith, Senior Deputy Commissioner, NC Department of Agriculture; new champion Colter McGee; and contest chairman, Calvin Brodie. The rest of the top five respectively were Cade Huntley of Huntley Brothers Company, Anderson Pruett of Helms Masonry, Alec Huntley of Huntley Brothers Company, and Chance Reynolds of McGee Brothers Company. Thirty-five apprentices from nine NCMCA member firms competed. Photo by Jodi Helms.