Outstanding Students Honored at Apprenticeship Graduation


Last week more than 100 ABC Baltimore apprentices graduated amongst family and friends in a highly anticipated in-person ceremony. From ‘Perfect Attendance’ to being named ‘The Outstanding Student’ in their chosen trade, ten different graduates received special awards and recognition at ABC’s annual Apprenticeship Graduation.

James Rzepkowski, Maryland Assistant Secretary of Labor congratulated the students on their hard work in such trying times: “We’ve all experienced a year we will never forget. I’d like to applaud the graduates and their instructors for their dedication, determination and patience. You truly are the best of the best.”

Congratulations to those honored graduates:

Outstanding Electrical Runner Up – Michael Thwaites, Lighting Maintenance, Inc.
Outstanding Electrical – Zachary Mallory, Bogdan Computer Services
Outstanding HVACR Runner Up – James Wheelton, Jr., Calvary Mechanical Solutions
Outstanding HVACR – Kevin Garrity, Rommel Cranston Construction, LLC.
Outstanding Sheet Metal Runner Up – Allan Juarez, Metacos nd, Inc.
Outstanding Sheet Metal – James Brooks, Quality Heating & Air Conditioning Co.,
Outstanding Carpentry Runner Up – Lonnie Hill, Wohlsen Construction Company
Outstanding Carpentry – Jamaal Johnson, Hancock & Albanese, Inc.
Outstanding Sprinkler Fitting Runner Up – Cody Clark, Wolf Fire Protection, Inc.
Outstanding Sprinkler Fitting –  Jesse Carmichael, Bayside Fire Protection Co.
Perfect Attendance – Jamaal Johnson, Hancock & Albanese, Inc.
Perfect Attendance – Ngo Za Hmao, East Coast Electric