Annual Eastern North Carolina Contest

In March, Adams/Oldcastle and the NCMCA Eastern Carolina Chapter hosted the Annual Lineburner and Top Trowel competition in Goldsboro.   Pictured left to right, winners of the Masonry 2 “Top Trowel” competition: Fifth Place, Gaby Key, Columbus Career & College Academy; Fourth Place, Kris Nelson, White Oak High School; First Place, Israel Bugarin, Columbus Career & College Academy, who also finished first in the Lineburner competition; Second Place, Leslie Maldonado, Columbus Career & College Academy; and Third Place, Madison Newton, Pender High School. Michael Roberts of Jones Senior High School placed first in the Masonry One competition.  Columbus Career & College Academy won the “Team Award” for overall best school performance.  2023 marks the 41st year Adams/Oldcastle has hosted the high school masonry competition. Photograph by Jodi Helms