2018 ABC National Craft Championship – Electrical Competition
Congratulations to David Carlton with Watson Electrical, Raleigh Division, for taking First Place in the 31st Annual ABC National Craft Championship – Electrical Competition in Long Beach California in late March.
The National Craft Championships featured a field of more than 170 craft professionals competing for top honors in 15 competitions representing 12 crafts, including a team competition with journey-level craft professionals from five different crafts working to complete a joint project. Competitors first took an intense, two-hour written exam and then competed in daylong hands-on practical performance test.
2017 NC Apprentice Contest
The 33rd Annual NC Electrical Apprentice Contest was held at the NC State Fair in Raleigh on October 18th.
Congratulations to Clinton Haithcock of Starr Electric for winning the contest.
Congratulations to David Carlton Jr. of Watson Electrical for placing 2nd.
We are proud that CECA Member Apprentices took 8 of the top 10 places.
Congratulations to Starr Electric for their Apprentice winning the Contest and for 3 other apprentices place in the top 10.
Congratulations also to Watson Electrical for having an Apprentice to place 2nd and for having 3 more Apprentices to place in the top 10.
Thank you to the many CECA Members who support the contest with their time, donations, materials and prizes for the contest.
- 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 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.
- 2016 Apprentice Contest Joshua Adkins with Starr Electric won the Contest and of the 30 apprentices who competed, CECA Member Apprentices took 4 of the Top 10 Places.
- 2015 Apprentice Contest Aaron Tripp with Starr Electric won the Contest and of the 30 apprentices who competed, CECA Member Apprentices took 5 of the Top 10 Places.
- 2015 ABC National Craft Championship Jesse Babbington of Watson Electrical won the Gold Medal and Russell Johnson also with Watson Electrical took the Bronze Medal in the Commercial/Residential Electrical Competition in Fort Lauderdale FL in March.
- 2014 Apprentice Contest Russell Johnson with Watson Electrical won the Contest and of the 30 apprentices who competed, CECA Member Apprentices took 8 of the Top 10 Places.
- 2014 ABC National Craft Championship CECA Member, Watson Electrical Construction Company is pleased to announce that Shaun Birch from our Raleigh Division has won the ABC National Craft Competition in Birmingham Alabama!!
- 2013 ABC National Craft Championship Chris Anderson from Watson Electrical Awarded Silver Medal
- 2013 NC DOL Apprentice Contest Grand Prize Winner Shaun Birch, Watson Electrical, with the Grand Prize Generator
- 2012 Apprentice Photos CECA Member companies took 6 of the Top 10 Awards
- 2011 ABC National Craft Championship Watson Electrical Raleigh Division, won both cash and prizes in addition to Mark’s Gold Medal
- 2010 Apprentice Photos Watson Electrical Construction Co. LLC, Top 5 Awards
- 2008 Apprentice Photos Watson Electrical Construction Co. LLC, 1st Place Winner 3rd Year in a Row
- 2007 Apprentice Photos At the 23rd Annual Apprentice Contest at the NC State Fair in Raleigh CECA was well represented
- 2006 Apprentice Photos CECA was very well represented at the 22nd Annual Apprentice Contest at the NC State Fair in Raleigh