MPTC trade apprentice student Jacob Moody wins top honors at National Craftsmen Championship


April 9, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Moraine Park Technical College trade apprentice student, Jacob Moody of Kraemer Brothers, earned the first-place gold award in the Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) National Craftsmen Championships. The event was held Thursday, March 22 in Long Beach, CA.

“We are so proud of Jacob and the hard work and passion he has shown in his craft,” said John Mielke, president of ABC of Wisconsin. “He continues a tradition of Wisconsin apprentices performing extremely well on a national stage.”

Moody earned his spot at the national competition when he placed first at the ABC of Wisconsin Skill Competition in January. Moody competed against 200 other trade apprentices from across the country in a series of intense written and practical skill tests.

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