On May 7, 2021, the Carpenters Joint Apprentice Training Center of Philadelphia & Vicinity held its 4th Year Apprentice Skills Contest. The top apprentices competed in 5 carpentry categories, with the winners walking away with bragging rights as well as cash and prizes.

Congratulations to the winners! Philadelphia is fortunate to have the following talented and skilled people working in the building and construction trades:

  • General Carpentry – Jason Quinn
  • Interior Carpentry – Timothy Whener
  • Cabinetmakers – Kevin Coyle
  • Floorlayers – Eric Bowen
  • Millwrights – Brian Oshinsky

Scroll down to see livestream footage of the event.


6abc’s Gina Gannon hosted a Facebook Live video about the event featuring,

  • Lauren Hanan, GBCA
  • Steve Young, Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee
  • Robert Landy, Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Committee
  • Priscilla Torres, Local 158, PDM Constructors
  • William Sproule, Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters



Livestream of general carpentry and millwrights:

Livestream of floorlayers:

Tour of the contest: