Congrats to 2023 Apprenticeship Grads!

Posted July 31, 2023

From all of us at Local 12, we would like to congratulate of the following for Journeying out from our apprenticeship program:

  • Alex Andrade
  • Alejandro Arreola-Parbol
  • Christoper Buriel-Torrez
  • Jacobo Cortes
  • Octavio Duran
  • Aquileo Garcia
  • Ronald Huyck
  • Bud Johnson
  • Napoleone Laiseni
  • Thomas Long
  • Leonardo Lopez 
  • Damien Maciel
  • Christian Madarang
  • Joey Meza
  • Ryan Mutulo
  • Roberto Palacios-Leiva
  • Alexandria Perez
  • Alberto Portillo
  • Tom Raleigh Jr. 
  • German Reyes
  • James Smith
  • Danny Souza
  • Vu Tran
  • Ken Zhu

This year’s top Apprentice of their Class was Vu Tran of Welker Bros. Local 12’s future is even more promising with this year’s graduating class leading the future for our trade. I hope that these new grads take their newly found skillset and help train the next generation of apprentices to be just as great as they are!                                             




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