DANIEL A. EISENHART, a member of Local 69 (Little Rock, Ark.), received the 48th annual Paul D. Wedge Memorial Award for the Outstanding Graduate Apprentice of the Southeast Area during ceremonies at the Westin Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri, June 23. Seven graduate apprentices from the Southeast Area competed for the award at Local 83 (Kansas City, Missouri) June 20-21. Eisenhart and runner-up Adam M. Williams (Local 40, Elizabethtown, Kentucky), and six winning graduate apprentices from the other U.S. area competitions will vie for the top title at the BNAP National Competition August 22-25 at the Local 101 Training Center in Denver.
Also competing in the SEA apprenticeship competition were: John W. Neale, Local 83; Devin J. Gibbs, Local 105 (Piketon, Ohio); Gregory B. Cowart, Local 108 (Birmingham, Alabama); Ethan N. Jaggers, Local 263 (Memphis, Tennessee); Brent J. Eller, Local 667 (Winfield, West Virginia).