Posted in: on 05 May 2016
Watson Electrical takes 3rd place at the 2016 ABC National Craft Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Grant Farrimond with Watson Electrical Construction Co. LLC (Kernersville location) won the Bronze medal in the Electrical: Residential/Commercial competition at the ABC National Craft Championships held March 1-4 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Competing beside apprentices from all over the country, competitors first took an intense, two-hour written exam and then competed in a daylong hands-on practical performance test. Great job Grant!
Posted in: on 06 March 2015
Watson Electrical takes 1st and 3rd place at the 2015 ABC National Craft Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Jesse Babington, Charleston Division, finished in 1st place and took home the gold medal. Russell Johnson, Raleigh Division, finished in 3rd place and took home the bronze medal. Both competed in the Electrical: Residential/Commercial competition that ended on March 6th. Both are also prior winners at the state and local levels. Russell was the First Place winner at the 2014 North Carolina Department of Commerce Electrical Apprenticeship Competition at the NC State Fair in Raleigh last fall, which qualified him to compete at the ABC National Competition. Jesse finished 1st at the 2014 Charleston Electrical Contractors Association contest.
The National Craft Championships are composed of apprentices from all over the country competing in fifteen different competitions representing 11 crafts over two...