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ABC Honors Careers in Construction Award Winners

SAN ANTONIO, March 18—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the winners of the 2022 National Craft Championships and the ABC Construction Management Competition. The winners were honored on the last day of ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio on March 17.

Colorado State University Named Overall Winner of the ABC Construction Management Competition

SAN ANTONIO, March 18—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the winners of its annual Construction Management Competition at ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio, March 15-17. Fourteen teams of undergraduate students from colleges and universities nationwide competed this year, and Colorado State University was named the overall winner of the 2022 competition, with the highest cumulative points in the five competition categories.

ABC Names the 2022 Craft Instructor of the Year

SAN ANTONIO, March 16—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced Larry Harris, electrical instructor at the Academy of Craft Training in Birmingham, Alabama, was named the 2022 Craft Instructor of the Year. Harris was honored at ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio on March 15.

ABC Announces Its 2022 Young Professional of the Year

SAN ANTONIO, March 16—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced Luke Perry, vice president at Perry Contracting, Cincinnati, received ABC’s 2022 Young Professional of the Year Award. Perry was honored at ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio on March 15.

ABC Announces Its 2022 Construction Workforce Awards

SAN ANTONIO, March 16—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced the winners of its annual, national Construction Workforce Awards, which includes Craft Instructor of the Year, Craft Professional of the Year and Young Professional of the Year. The winners were announced March 15, the first day of ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio.

ABC Names the 2022 Craft Professional of the Year

SAN ANTONIO, March 16—Associated Builders and Contractors today announced Adam Haywood, electrical foreman and safety officer at Premier Power LLC, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was named the 2022 Craft Professional of the Year. Haywood was honored at ABC Convention 2022 in San Antonio on March 15.

ABC: Construction Industry Faces Workforce Shortage of 650,000 in 2022

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23—The construction industry will need to attract nearly 650,000 additional workers on top of the normal pace of hiring in 2022 to meet the demand for labor, according to a model developed by Associated Builders and Contractors.

ABC Names 2019 Craft Instructor of the Year

LONG BEACH, California, March 29—Associated Builders and Contractors announced today that Clemon Prevost, a senior talent development specialist for Fluor’s U.S. Gulf Coast Craft Training Center in Pasadena, Texas, was named the 2019 Craft Instructor of the Year. Prevost was honored during the Careers in Construction Awards at ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, California.  

ABC Names the 2019 Craft Professional of the Year

LONG BEACH, California, March 28—Associated Builders and Contractors announced that Adrian Rios of McCullough Construction in Arcata, California, was named the 2019 Craft Professional of the Year. Rios was honored during the Careers in Construction Awards at ABC Convention 2019 in Long Beach, California.

ABC Applauds Reauthorization of Perkins Act to Drive Workforce Education

WASHINGTON, July 31—Associated Builders and Contractors today praised Congress and the administration for passing a bipartisan reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, one of the key federal programs that supports vocational education programs that align with local workforce needs and lead to industry-recognized credentials.

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