News Article Month of April 2017

From the desk of Troy Garland: The spring season brings apprenticeship competitions to BAC 3. On April 1st we held our local apprenticeship contest for brick, PCC and marble at the Mason Development Center (MDC) in Tracy. What a great day for a contest with perfect weather and a great turn out of members, family and friends. There was a bounce house for the kids and great food catered by Famous Dave’s BBQ. The contestants for brick were; David Biczkow, Johnny Delgado, John Donnelly, Gilbert Gomez, Mike Granato, Jack Hernandez, Kevin Mallett, Lamal O’Neal, Jordan Paraskevopoulos, Cody Piper, Matt Prater, Presley Prater, and Brandon Robles. PCC contestants: Daniel Jaquez, Luis Lozano, Ismael Nunez, Daniel Ochoa, Marc Pantel, Lars Pedersen, Deyon’te Proby, Carlos Valle and Alex Vasquez. Marble Mason contestants: Marcellino Haley and Luis Hinojosa. All the contestants did a great job. Special thanks to the following judges; Brick; Chris Lagos, Tyler Simpson and Brian Sunquist. PCC judges; Sergio Romo Barrera, Chris Schnell and Doug Stokes. Marble; Gerry Martin and Steve Kantoniemi. The following winners took home some great prizes and free dues. The top three bricklayers, top three PCC and the two Marble winners are eligible to compete at the Western States Contest at the Masonry Development Center on Saturday May 20th. We wish them the best of luck. Bricklayer Winners 1st Place – David Biczkow 2nd Place –...

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