Several Brantford tradespersons have earned awards for their outstanding commitment to the skilled trades.
The inaugural Skilled Tradespersons of the Year awards were handed out Sept. 23 at a trades appreciation event organized by the Workforce Planning Board, held at Six Nations Polytechnic.
Construction: Corey DeBruyn, owner of The Electricians, a strong promoter of apprenticeships.
Industrial: Glenn Willett, who teaches apprentice millwrights at Conestoga College.
Motive Power: Kevin Doris, who is a model employee of City of Brantford public works.
Service: Charmaine Currie, a dedicated Child and Youth Worker and a teacher.
Jamie Bowman of Bowman Precision Tooling (shown in photo) was Master of Ceremonies.