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Join Us for the N.C. Apprentice Contest that is held at the N.C. State Fair on the 3rd Wednesday in October.

Thank you to the many CECA Members who support the NC Apprentice Contest with their time, donations, materials and prizes for the contest.

 

  • 2023 NC Apprentice Contest   Conner O’Brien 1st place; Scott Wanner 2nd place; Bobby DeSantis 3rd place all employees of Starr Electric. CECA Member companies took 5 of the top 10 awards.
  • 2022 NC Apprentice Contest  Soon-Lai “Chris” Chia with Watson Electrical won 1st place; Isaiah Rock with Watson Electrical won 2nd place and Starr Electric had 4 Apprentices finish in the top 10 awards.
  • 2021 NC Apprentice Contest    Zachery Buckler with Watson Electrical won the Contest and of the 20 apprentices who competed, CECA Member Apprentices took 7 of the top 10 places.
  • 2019 NC Apprentice Contest    Timothy Amerson with Watson Electrical won the Contest and of the 30 apprentices who competed, CECA Member Apprentices took all 10 of the top 10 places.
  • 2018 ABC National Craft Championship     David Carlton with Watson Electrical -Raleigh Division won the Gold Medal, 1st place in the Electrical Contest in Long Beach California.
  •  2017 NC Apprentice Contest    Clinton Haithcock with Starr Electric won the Contest and of the 30 apprentices who competed, CECA Member Apprentices took 8 of the Top 10 Places.
  • 2017 ABC National Craft Championship  Jeremy Shirley of Starr Electric won the Bronze Medal in the Commercial Electrical Competition in Fort Lauderdale FL in March.

Congratulations to Starr Electric on 90 years

Starr Electric Company, Inc. celebrated its 90th year anniversary of maintaining a stellar reputation in the Carolinas as a contract electrical company. Founded by Raymond Starr in 1928, Starr Electric began as a one-man operation in a small office in Greensboro, NC. From humble beginnings, the company endured and grew through the Depression Era, becoming a leader in the industry. Starr Electric has capabilities in many arenas, but specializes in prefabrication, modular builds, healthcare technologies and mission critical.

Starr Electric has spent 90 years innovating construction methods and energizing people who bring buildings and communities to life. To learn more about Starr Electric, visit their website at www.starrelectric.net