Recognizing Strength - Awards
CONNECT 2015 was an opportunity to celebrate the strength of the PHCC organization. To illustrate the breadth of PHCC’s accomplishments as well as the industry’s promising future, several award winners were recognized:
- PHCC/Delta Apprentice of the Year – Brandon Pettway, Bill Howe Plumbing, San Diego, Calif.
- PHCC/Delta Plumbing Contractor of the Year – Harley Perry, Perry Plumbing, National City, Calif.
- PHCC/Trane HVACR Contractor of the Year – Alan Givens, Parrish Plumbing, Manassas, Va.
- AEC Spectrum Award – Beth Killen, PHCC of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.
- Federated Insurance’s “Safety First!” Contractor of the Year Award – Doug Turner, Doug Turner Plumbing Co., Inc., Sugar Land, Texas
- Plumbing Instructor of the Year – Charles Chalk, Baltimore, Md.
Plumbing Apprentice Contest Winners
- 1st Place – James Peterson, John J. Maurer, Inc., Cataumet, Mass.
- 2nd Place – Jared Beninati, Evan Hibbs Plumbing, Portsmouth, Va.
- 3rd Place – David Spaeth, Harty Mechanical, Austin, Minn.
HVAC Apprentice Contest Winners
- 1st Place – Michael Pethe, UA Local 172 Training Center, South Bend, Ind.
- 2nd Place – Wilson “Chip” Duncan, Shapiro & Duncan, Inc., Rockville, Md.
- 3rd Place – James Lassandrello, UA Local 597 Training Center, Mokena, Ill.
Chapter Excellence Awards
- Large State Associations – PHCC of Indiana
- Mid-Size State Associations – PHCC of Tennessee
- Mid-Size Local Associations – PHCC of San Diego
- Small Local Associations – PHCC of Bloomington/Normal (IL)
- Distinguished Chapter Designation –PHCC of California, PHCC of Illinois
- PHCC of Indiana
- PHCC of Tennessee
Educational Foundation Chairman’s Award
- Copper Development Association
- Auxiliary 3-D Award – Kathy Lewis, PHCC Auxiliary of Texas
- Larry Dore Auxiliary Member of the Year – Patty Jones, PHCC Auxiliary of Texas
Auxiliary Robert M. Cox Humanitarian Awards
- Image 1st Place– PHCC Auxiliary of Washington
- Recruitment 1st Place – PHCC Auxiliary of Nebraska
- Image 1st Place – PHCC Auxiliary of Lincoln
- Image 2nd Place – PHCC Auxiliary of Illinois
- Image Honorable Mention – PHCC Auxiliary of North Carolina
- Recruitment 1st Place – PHCC Auxiliary of North Carolina
- Recruitment 2nd Place – PHCC Auxiliary of Delaware
- Recruitment Honorable Mention – PHCC Auxiliary of Illinois
Best HVAC Instructor and Trainer Awards
Best Instructor – Phil Wilbur, UA Local 447 Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Training Center, Sacramento, Calif.
Best Instructor Runner-Up – Johnny McDonald, Tennessee College of Applied Technology, Mufreesboro, Tenn.
Best Trainer – John Barba, Taco Inc., Cranston, R.I.
Best Trainer Runner-Up – Michael Goater, Success4Others LLC, Scottsdale, Ariz.