Congratulations to the 12 Canadian graduate apprentices honoured on August 13, 2019 at a special event during the 2019 Boilermaker Industry Tripartite Conference in Canada.
Back row (left to right): Craig Bourgeouis (L-73), Lyndon Mullis (L-555), Christian LeBlanc (L-73), Colton Rabey (L-191), Gabriel Vaillant (L-271), Dan Farrel (L-128), Dustin Cable (L-359), Brent Beaulieu (L-128), Alexander Chang (L-146) and Matthew Kidby (L-555). Front row (left to right): Genevieve McFetridge (L-146), Arnie Stadnick (International Vice-President for Canada), Grant Jacobs (Director of National Training, Boilermakers NTTF) and Anna Brinston (L-203).
Joseph Kiwior of Lodge 359 was awarded the 2019 Industry Award of Excellence. Kiwior has served the apprenticeship programs in many roles over his career as a Boilermaker; instructor, training coordinator and contributing writer to many Boilermaker manuals and training guides. We say congratulations Brother Kiwior for your award. It is truly earned.
Joseph Kiwior was not able to attend the event, his son Chris Kiwior accepted the award on his behalf.
International Vice-President for Canada Arnie Stadnick (pictured left) presents Chris Kiwior with the Industry Award of Excellence which he accepted on behalf of his father Joe Kiwior.