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From the category archives: Apprenticeship

Information relating to the ABC of Wisconsin Training Trust Apprenticeship Program

ABC of Wisconsin Applauds Rural Wisconsin Workforce Development Initiative

11/2/2016 4:47 PM
On Wednesday, state Reps. Romaine Quinn (Rice Lake) and Scott Krug (Nekossa) released the details of the Rural Wisconsin Workforce Development Initiative. The plan seeks to further encourage partnerships between local businesses, K-12 schools and area technical colleges to prepare the next generation's workforce.
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ABC of Wisconsin Highlights Careers in Construction on NBC15

11/2/2016 11:58 AM
October was Careers in Construction Month in Wisconsin, and Madison's NBC15 spent some time with ABC of Wisconsin and member Dave Jones, Inc. to highlight the personally and financially rewarding careers available in the industry.
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October is Proclaimed Careers in Construction Month in Wisconsin

10/4/2016 6:26 PM
A recent survey found that for the fourth year in a row, jobs for skilled trade workers are the hardest to fill, including those in the construction industry. To help highlight the personally and financially rewarding careers available in the trades,Wisconsin has proclaimed October as Careers in Construction Month.
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ABC of Wisconsin Apprentice Takes Gold Medal at National SkillsUSA Competition

7/19/2016 9:09 AM
After earning a gold medal at the SkillsUSA Wisconsin competition in April, Devin Kissinger made an even bigger splash on the national stage. Devin, an Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin apprentice and Steiner Electric employee, took first place in the college-level Industrial Motor Control competition at the nationwide SkillsUSA Championships held in Louisville, KY in late June.
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Instructor of the Year Greg Phillips Highlights Apprenticeship in Radio Interview

5/27/2016 2:57 PM
Greg Phillips, an Electrical Instructor at Blackhawk Technical College, recently was named the Instructor of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin. After receiving the award, Phillips joined Ted Ehlen on Friday to discuss apprenticeship and the construction trades.
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Faith Technologies, Inc. Electrician Receives Craft Professional of the Year Award

5/19/2016 10:35 AM
Scott Smith, a resident of Cottage Grove, WI, was named the 2016 Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin Craft Professional of the Year at the 2016 Graduation Banquet on Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. Smith works for Faith Technologies, Inc. in Menasha, WI as an electrician. 
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Completing Construction Apprentices Celebrated at ABC Graduation Banquet

5/19/2016 10:10 AM
On Friday, May 13, 2016 Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin held its annual Graduation Banquet at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells. 
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ABC of Wisconsin’s Kelly Tourdot Appointed to Technical College System Board

3/16/2016 9:11 AM
The state senate unanimously approved the appointment of Kelly Tourdot, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin Vice President, to the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Board on Tuesday.
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ABC of Wisconsin Apprentices Shine at National Craft Championships

3/9/2016 12:47 PM
Two Wisconsin apprentices were given top awards at the 29th annual Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) National Craft Championships this past week, held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The competition, which occurred March 2-3, had more than 200 apprentices from 32 different states contending for gold, silver and bronze medals in 15 competitions across 13 crafts.
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Wisconsin Apprentices to Compete at ABC National Craft Championships

2/25/2016 2:29 PM
This year’s event will feature competitors from 32 states, including Wisconsin, and the largest number of participants in the event’s 29-year history. The annual National Craft Championships were first held in Orlando, Florida in 1987.
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