Honoring 61 New Apprentice Graduates
The Class of 2018/2019: Front row (left to right) are those who oversee the apprenticeship program, Asst Trng Coord Kirk Kageno, PAMCA Exe Dir Gregg Serikaku, Mgmt Trustee Sam Fujikawa, Mgmt Trustee Mark Suzuki, JATC Chair Curt Balanay, Bus Mgr/Union Trustee Val Ceria, Pres/Union Trustee Matt Brady, VP/Union Trustee Benji Panis, Recording Secty Lance Hayashi and Trng Coordinator Chuck Shima. Second row (standing on left) Asst Trng Coord Ronden Numasaki. Behind them are the graduates present at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.
The 61 recently graduated apprentices were honored at the June 8th PAMCAH-UA Local 675 commencement
at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom. The dinner marked the 53rd graduation ceremony sponsored
by the Honolulu Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry. Each
apprentice graduate received a $100 check from the Union. Additionally, Milwaukee Tools gifted a tape measure
to each graduate. The apprentices were addressed and congratulated by JATC Chairman, Curt Balanay and
Training Coordinator, Chuck Shima who recognized each graduating apprentice by name. Finally, the apprentices
were acknowledged and accepted as graduates by Union Business Manager and Training Trust Fund Chairman,
Valentino Ceria. Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Graduating Class of 2018/2019!
Instructor Gavin Villafuerte’s Fire Sprinkler class.
Happy group of graduating apprentices
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