Charlotte, NC – ABC Carolinas (ABCC) recently celebrated the graduation of 26 electrical apprentices enrolled in the chapter’s four-year Apprenticeship & Craft Training Program at a Cannon Ballers game in Kannapolis, N.C.
Participants in ABC Carolinas’ educational program work full-time during the day and attend evening classes – two nights per week each semester – at either the Charlotte or Triangle (Apex, N.C.) campus. The program uses standardized curriculum developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER). In addition to their education, apprenticeship students are certified by ApprenticeshipNC while receiving full-time on-the-job instruction with an ABC member company.
“It was a challenging year for education, from hybrid to fully online,” said ABCC Director of Workforce Development, Sara Breeggemann. “We celebrate these graduates who maintained their focus and prioritized their education.”
The Valedictorian for the Class of 2021 is Travis Loftin with Quality Power Solutions and the Salutatorian is Mohammad Qanadilo with Howard Brothers Electric Co Inc.
A full list of graduates includes: Eric Hollander with A3 Communications, Inc., Yelson Bonilla with Adams Electric Company, Kenneth Williams with Bryant-Durham Electric Co., Inc., Marvin Giron and Robert Jowers with Eldeco, Inc. Inc, Aubrey Marshall with Gaylor Electric, Inc., Corey Shirlen and Garrett Hinson with Hinson Electric, Joseph Rapp with and Vong Her with Howard Brothers Electric Co Inc, Joksan Quintanilla-Gomez with Larry B. Ray Electric LLC, Rafael Martinez with Rivers Electric, Darin Hanson with Sentry Electric, Inc., Daniel Schmidt, Patrick Decker, Velibor Gligoric, Vladimir Gligoric all with Watson Electric Co., Inc, Daniel Orr, David Kinney, Michael Becchetti, Richard West, Samantha Matthews all with Watson Electrical, Alex Taylor with WB Moore Company and Raul Sanchez.
For information on the ABC Carolinas Apprenticeship and Craft Training Program, please contact Sara Breeggemann, Director of Workforce Development, at email@example.com.