30th Annual Apprentice Awards Banquet and Graduation

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30th Annual Apprentice Awards Banquet and Graduation

June 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Show your support for the machine trades apprenticeship by attending the June 18th Awards and Recognition Banquet.   Bring your spouse, bring your apprentices, bring your apprentice grads, bring employees interested in becoming apprentices and bring your management and supervisors.   We have discounted the cost significantly for apprentices and their guests/spouses to encourage participation.   Let’s make this the best apprentice banquet ever!   Dress is Business Casual.

The Florida West Coast Chapter of NTMA along with the Tampa Bay Machining Apprenticeship cordially invites you and your guests to join us:

Friday June 18, 2021

6:00 p.m. – Social hour with hors d’oeuvres and cash bar

7:00 p.m. – Dinner will be served with the program immediately following

2021 Graduates: Kyle Faulhaber, Pedro Garcia, Trevor McConnaughey, Mead McCutcheon, and Douglas Silva.

Guest Speaker is Montez King.  Montez is the Interim Executive Director of NIMS, developing national standards and competency-based credentials in manufacturing trades. Montez is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization.  Prior to joining NIMS, Montez served as Training Manager for Magna International, one of the world’s largest OEM automotive parts manufacturers.  He launched his career at Teledyne Energy Systems as a Machinist Apprentice, where he earned his Maryland State Journey person Machinist​ ​certificate.​  Montez’s academic background includes a ​B.S. degree in Information Technology and M.ED degree in Adult Education from the University of Phoenix.​


Dinner will be a buffet that includes:  Garden Salad, Fresh Fruit Salad, Chicken Piccata, Braised Beef Short Ribs, Oven Roasted Potatoes, Vegetable Medley and Dessert




June 18, 2021
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Countryside Country Club
3001 Countryside Blvd.
Clearwater, FLORIDA 33761
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