Erwin High School Career Fair
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In October, Land of the Sky Chapter members participated in a Career Fair at Erwin High School in Buncombe County. Mike Rogers, left, of Michael J. Rogers Masonry provided demonstrations and hands-on masonry experience to Erwin students. Photo by Ryan Shaver
SCMA UNC-Charlotte BlockFest
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In October, plant manager Hubert Rodriguez (far right) provided a tour of the Oldcastle block plant in Charlotte for students studying at UNC-Charlotte. The tour was part of the Southeast Concrete Masonry Association (SCMA) annual fall BlockFest where students in engineering and construction management programs get to see the CMU manufacturing process and have hands-on block laying experience provided by journeymen masons. Bill Broadway, Doc McGee, Cliff McGee and Greg Huntley of McGee Brothers Company provided masonry installation instruction.
Wire Bond are new NCMCA Golf Champions
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Tournament Chairman David McQueen has announced the results of the 2018 NCMCA Annual Fall Golf Classic. The Wire Bond Team (pictured left to right) of Mike McConnaughey, Wade Humes, Greg Cochran, and Mike Ripley are the new NCMCA Golf Tournament Champions. Second Place – The Chandler Concrete Team - Mike Roshelli, Randy Clayton, Steve Waltman, and Brad Stowe. Third Place – The Brodie Contractors Team - Calvin Brodie, Chase Werner, Matt Spitzer, and Frank Werner. Golfers enjoyed a warm fall day at Mill Creek Golf Club in Mebane capped with a barbecue chicken dinner provided by Argos USA. Proceeds from the tournament help fund the Sigmon Memorial Scholarship design competitions at NC State University and Appalachian State University as well as other masonry promotional efforts. Mark the calendar for the 2019 tournament Thursday, September 26. Always the fourth Thursday in September.
McQueen Receives Upton Recognition
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