Builders group honors graduates at banquet

September 09, 2002

The Associated Builders and Contractors Inc., Cumberland Valley Chapter, held its annual graduation banquet Aug. 15 at Four Points in Hagerstown.

This year's guest speakers were Rob Heilig, owner of Heilig's Plumbing, Heating & Electrical in Oakland, Md.; Will Seilhamer, president, J&W Mechanical Contractors, Hagerstown; Dave McCoy, owner, Emmco Mechanical, Bedford, Pa.; and John Barr, owner of Ellsworth Electric in Hagerstown and Chambersburg.

This year's graduates included:

  • Carpentry - Brett Brown, D.W. Ogg and Steve Snider, GRC General Contractor.

  • Electrical - Wesley Bennett and Joel Bowers, Aneco; Scott Burke, Michael Starliper and Dustin Thompson, RK Electric; Jason Broadwater, Ellsworth Electric; Jeff Clever, Valentine Electric; Joe Downer, Merhl Murphy Jr. and Steve Hershberger, SAIC; Steve Grove, Shannon Kirsch and James Wolfe, L.H. Cranston; Robert Holbruner, Kube Electric; Justin Mulligan, Bopat Electric; and James Wilson, Guyton Electric.

  • HVAC - Ronald Keiholtz, Shifler Electrical; Marvin Lescalleet and Clint Schiffhauer, SAIC; and Michael Watkins, RW Warner Inc.

  • Plumbing - Joseph Guessford, Tri-State Plumbing; Nathaniel Jarboe and Troy Myers, Tyler Mechanical; Robert Johnson, Heilig's Plumbing; and Duane Lehman, Musser Mechanical Inc.

    Jason Broadwater, an employee of Ellsworth Electric was presented a gift from John Danko of Tri-State Electric. Broadwater was the top electrical student in his class.


The following students were honored for perfect attendance:

  • Three years - Ronald Keiholtz, Shifler Electric, and Marvin Lescalleet, SAIC.

  • Two years - Kevin Alexander and John Eckles, Waynesboro Construction; Duane Lehman, Musser Mechanical; Andrew Malcolm, Morgan-Keller Inc.; Brian Noble, Heilig's Plumbing; and Clint Schifflauer, SAIC.

  • One year - William Archambeau and Steve Snider, GRC General Contractors; James Bartlett, Coblentz Electric; James Browning, Aaron Gregg, Shawn Strawser and Kristofer Hardesty, Heilig's Plumbing; Josh Davis, Nelson Plumbing; Barry Edwards, Core Electric; Mark Keffer and Joshua McLaughlin, AD Naylor Inc.; James Lisanti, Joseph Thomas and Clair Allen Ranker Jr., Carl Valentine Plumbing and Heating; James Martin, Crum Electric; John Sanders and Ronald Wingfield, City of Frederick; Kermit Weedon, SAIC; and Charles Wilson, R.W. Warner Inc.
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