By Staff Writer, PHCC-National Association
PHCC—National Awards Program: 2022 Winners
2022 Col. George D. Scott Award: Charles “Chip” Greene, Macon, Georgia
2022 Plumbing Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Delta Faucet Co.): Ray Toczylowski, Marines Service Company, Manassas, Virginia
2022 HVAC Contractor of the Year (sponsored by Rheem): Mike Giordana and Butch McGonegal, United Air Temp, Lorton, Virginia
Federated Insurance “Safety First! Contractor of the Year”: Kevin Purnell and Mike Levenseller, Granite Corporation, Oakland, Maine
2022 Plumbing Instructor of the Year (sponsored by Milwaukee Tool): Paul Hallam, Indianapolis, Indiana
2022 Plumbing Apprentice of the Year (sponsored by Delta Faucet Co.): Nick Santmyer, Davken Mechanical, Virginia Beach, Virginia
2022 HVAC Instructor of the Year (sponsored by Milwaukee Tool): John McCuen, Jr., PHCC of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Chapter
HVAC Apprentice of the Year (sponsored by Rheem): Troy Bryant, Pioneer Heating & AC, Knoxville, Tennessee
Association Executives Council (AEC) Chapter Awards for Excellence in Communications
Outstanding Achievement in Production of Communications:
Convention/Events: PHCC of Indiana
Magazine: PHCC of New York
Membership Directory, Social Media and Website: PHCC of Illinois
Newsletter/E-Newsletter: PHCC of South Dakota
Apprenticeship Marketing: PHCC of Georgia
Chapter Excellence in Advocacy Awards
PHCC Legislative Award: PHCC of New York for successfully fighting back against attempts to institute a statewide ban on natural gas.
PHCC Grassroots Award: PHCC of South Dakota for their ongoing work to fight against the watering-down of licensing standards and codes.
Invest in the Future and Scholarships
Invested in the next generation of industry leaders, the PHCC Educational Foundation and the PHCC National Auxiliary announced scholarship awards totaling $186,600 this year: the
Auxiliary Scholarship Committee awarded $31,100 to 10 deserving students (full list here), and the Foundation and its industry partners awarded $155,500 to 59 apprentices and college students (full list here).
Also during PHCCCONNECT2022, the Foundation announced that it raised more than $280,000 through its Invest in Your Future Campaign. With matching funds from InSinkErator, Ferguson, Moen, NIBCO, and SupplyHouse.com, plus A. O. Smith, Bradford White, Federated Insurance, Rheem, Scorpion Home Services and Viega, the Foundation far surpassed its fundraising goal for this year’s campaign. These valued partners make what we do possible!
The Foundation extends a special thank you to NIBCO, INC., who provided $35,000 donation in celebration of the Foundation’s 35th Anniversary.
PHCC—National Auxiliary Awards 2022
Larry Dore 2022 Member of the Year (sponsored by InSinkErator) – Richela Roy from Reliable Plumbing, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3D Award (sponsored by the Copper Development Association): Susie Greene from Macon, Georgia.
Robert M. Cox Awards (sponsored by InSinkErator):
1st place for conventions, tradeshows and community service: PHCC Auxiliary of Illinois
1st Place recruitment: PHCC of Louisiana Auxiliary (Promoting Industry Careers)
2nd place recruitment: PHCC Auxiliary of Illinois (Auxiliary Membership Recruiting)