Apprentice of the Year

Nomination Form

2023 Apprentice of the Year

The Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Apprentice of the Year award is presented to the apprentice who exhibits the highest level of commitment to apprenticeship training.

The Apprentice of the Year will be announced at the 2023 ABC of Wisconsin Graduation Banquet on May 19, 2023.

Selection Criteria

  • Must be finishing their final year of paid related instruction.
  • Must be an active ABC of Wisconsin Apprentice in good standing (i.e. minimal or no problems with late work reports, absences, poor grades, etc.) and is working for an approved trainer.
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of professionalism as an apprentice throughout the apprenticeship program.
  • Must be highly regarded by other apprentices, instructor(s) and their employer.
  • Must be recommended by an approved trainer, fellow apprentice, or instructor.
  • In general, the ABC of Wisconsin Apprentice of the Year goes far beyond other apprentices in all aspects of on-the-job training, paid and unpaid related instruction.

Finalists for the Apprentice of the year will be brought before the Critiquing Panel in April for an interview. The ABC of Wisconsin Critiquing Panel, composed of ABC members and a Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards representative, selects the Apprentice of the Year based on the interview with the apprentice and on the recommendations from their employer, fellow apprentices, and/or instructor(s).

Past Winners

Reymond Rodriguez, JRT Top Notch Roofs
Tyler Terrian, Engler Electric, Inc.
Jameson Free, A.C.E. Building Service
John Dondlinger, Eagle Construction Co., Inc.
Ervin Westphal, K-W Electric, Inc.
Adam Braun, K-W Electric, Inc.
Charlie Vine, Northcentral Construction Corporation

Nominate an Individual for Apprentice of the Year

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