The Carpenters Joint Apprentice Committee of Philadelphia and Vicinity held its 64th Annual Commencement Ceremony on May 24, 2018 at the Hilton Philadelphia at Penn’s Landing.
Speakers and awards presenters included Carpenters JAC Co-Chairman Philip Radomski of Frank V. Radomski & Sons, Inc., Carpenters International Training Fund Executive Director William Irwin, GBCA President Benjamin Connors, Carpenters JAC Director Charles Brock, Carpenters Company President Cameron Mactavish, and Healy, Long & Jevin Vice President Sean Healy.
In 2018, there were 182 graduates (140 Carpenters, 3 Mill/Cabinet, 12 Floor Layers, 9 Millwrights, 18 Warf & Dockbuilders).
Congratulations to the 2018 graduates!
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About the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Committee
The Carpenters Joint Apprentice Committee exists to provide first class quality training to members and contractors associated with the Metropolitan Regional Council. The Joint Apprentice Committee consist of a 20 member board, 10 representatives of management and 10 representatives of labor. This 20 member committee has one focus, to keep our training center the Best in the United States. Our school for teaching Apprentices associated with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters was established in 1945 through the U.S. Department of Labor. Since then we have continued to grow and improve. We currently have 4 training centers in various locations servicing Southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland.