The November SPEC MIX BL500 Carolina Qualifier held in Bowman, South Carolina, included a Junior Bricklayer Competition for apprentices and masonry students. Contestants were given twenty minutes to lay as many brick as possible. The Columbus College & Career Academy team of Annayeli Dionosio and tender Leslie Maldonado (pictured) won with an adjusted score of 182. They are instructed by Fred Mason. David Hernandez and tender Manuel Hernandez of Creative Masonry finished in second place and Kalyn Stover with tender Israel Bugarin of Columbus Career & College Academy finished third. Photograph by Jodie Helms.