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ABC Greater Tennessee Craft Training Program graduates 54

Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Tennessee Craft Training program graduates 54

NASHVILLE, TENN., June 10, 2019 – The Associated Builders and Contractors of Tennessee (ABC-Greater Tennessee) is pleased to announce that its Craft Training Program has successfully graduated 54 students for the 2018-2019 school year.

“Thursday was one of the most important events that we at ABC- Greater Tennessee hold each year,” said ABC- Greater Tennessee President/CEO Clay Crownover. “It’s important because it highlights the accomplishments of our school and our students and the extra effort they have made to furthering themselves and our industry.”

ABC- Greater Tennessee is a leader in continuing education for the construction industry, as well as apprenticeship and craft training for merit shop contractors in the state. ABC- Greater Tennessee delivers programs that equip craft professionals with the knowledge and the skills they need to improve their productivity and safety, while advancing their careers. We offer four NCCER Accredited Craft Training Programs in electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and carpentry, all designed to generate a skilled and knowledgeable workforce. School years run from September to April. Applications for the 2019-2020 are now open and due by July 16th.

ABC- Greater Tennessee Education Director Michele Correnti concluded, "Graduation Day is the most important day of the year.  I am always so proud to be involved with all of these men and woman and being able to celebrate their four years of hard work and dedication.  The ABC Craft Training Program changes their futures and they set a pathway for themselves. It brings such joy to get to celebrate with the graduates and their families as we recognize their accomplishments."

Click this link for pictures of the event. 

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national trade association representing 22,000 members from more than 19,000 construction and industry-related firms. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 72 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which they work. Visit us at 

Thank you to our Gold Sponsors         ABEC ELECTRIC Co.         WOLFE AND TRAVIS ELECTRIC Co.         GAYLOR ELECTRIC
Thank you to our Silver Sponsors         ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS         JK&L ELECTRIC CO.         HARLAN ELECTRIC         CGI ELECTRIC         Graybar         IN2 Electric        

Craft Training Committee         
John Warner                ABEC Electric – Chair        
 John Arndt                   DWC Construction        
Dana Morrow               Stansell Electric         
RJ Lillibridge                Enterprise Electric         
Rick Jones                   T.W. Frierson         
Brent McGee               Crane Construction         
Tracy Potts                           Wolfe & Travis         
Andy Maddox               John Bouchard & Sons         
Dave Craker                Premier Design Build         
Dave Sarduy                Volunteer Electric        
Jay Morgan                  Merryman-Farr         
Mark Stiff                     DPR Construction         
Shay Williams              Comfort Group         
Steve Cathy                 CGI Electric

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