2015 SkillsUSA North Carolina Masonry Competition

The Next Generation of Masonry Contractors


The largest showcase of Career and Technical Education in North Carolina took place at the SkillsUSA North Carolina State Conference on April 22nd, 2015 at the Greensboro Coliseum and Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, NC. Over 2,500 students, teachers, and industry members were in attendance for the annual Leadership and Skills Conference. The competition included more than 1,700 North Carolina high school and postsecondary students in over 100 hands-on trade, technical and leadership contests. These contests span more than 95 trade areas from construction, masonry, automotive and welding to drafting, and more!

Each contest ran according to current business and industry standards.  More than 100 businesses and industry partners support the contests.  The student competitors that were present were prepared with the skills America needs and are ready to become leaders in the workforce.  To find a brief description of most of the competitions offered, please visit the SkillsUSA Competition Content Descriptions, here.



Lee Heath, sales representative for Triangle Brick Company, along with Sam McGee, president of McGee Brothers Masonry located in Charlotte, NC, were distinguished judges of the Masonry Competition. Lee and Sam are pictured below. 



The competition is under way! Pictured below is a group of North Carolina based High School students working on building a masonry wall using Triangle Brick Company’s Red Wirecut brick from the Downtown Collection.



Shown below is the completed masonry wall.



Shown below is an image of the Masonry Contractors that were present at the competition. Attending and supporting these events are very important to these gentlemen as they are witnessing the hard work of the Masonry Industry’s next generation.




For more information about Triangle Brick Company, contact us at 800-672-8547 or visit us online at trianglebrick.com.

For more information about McGee Brothers Masonry, call 704-372-7610 or visit them online at mcgeebrick.com.

For more information about the North Carolina Chapter of SkillsUSA contact 919-291-8835 or visit them online at skillsusanc.org.

For more information about SkillsUSA nationally, call 800-321-8422 or visit them online at skillsusa.org.