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HBI Job Corps Showcasea Skills and Recognize Accomplishments
HBI Job Corps students will showcase their trade skills at the Job Corps Skills and Employment booth (#W6583) while HBI apprentices challenge attendees to beat them in a nail driving contest.
On Wednesday, Jan. 12, Job Corps students will go head-to-head in the annual "Job Corps Jeopardy!" Championship at 2:00 p.m. Later in the afternoon at the NAHB Joint Executive and Resolutions meeting, two deserving Job Corps alumni will receive the NAHB President’s Award and the Shirley McVay Wiseman Award for Exceptional Promise in recognition of their success in the industry.
NAHB Student Members Network and Compete in Annual Competition
Throughout the week student members will network at the NAHB Student Chapters booth in the Convention Center Hall A Lobby, Level II. At the same time, in Rooms 330 A-F of the West Hall, teams will demonstrate their knowledge of the home building process at the NAHB Student Chapters Residential Construction Management Competition.
Approximately 60 NAHB Student Chapter teams from schools across the country will compete starting on Wednesday, Jan. 12. Sedgewick Homes, a member of the Wilkes County Home Builders Association, is serving as this year’s project model — the first time that the competition has been conducted for a small-volume builder.
The winning teams from four-year universities, two-year colleges and secondary schools will be announced in an awards ceremony on Friday, Jan. 14 at 7:00 p.m. Awards will also be given for Outstanding Student Chapter, Outstanding Educator, Outstanding Junior Faculty and Outstanding Students.
Attendees of the IBS are encouraged to join the audiences at the NAHB Student Chapters events to support their community chapters and alma maters.
HBI C-CORE Mentoring Staff Attends First Show
Staff members of HBI’s Construction-Coaching Opportunities to Reach Employment (C-CORE) will attend the show for the first time to network with industry professionals and discuss opportunities for involvement in the industry-sponsored mentoring program for youths with promise and untapped abilities.
C-CORE staff, coaches (mentors) and members (mentees) will also compete with HBI apprentices at the Job Corps Skills and Employment booth nail driving contest.
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