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MITA July 2017 Newsletter

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? Can high school girls build masonry projects? Yes they can! MITA showed how at the 10th Annual NAWIC San Diego Construction Camp. MITA puts tools in their hands and materials on site. They built 2 planters in 1 day! The planters design match the updated entrance to Athletic Fields at Kearny [...]

MITA June 2017 Newsletter

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU! Our 18th Annual Top Notch Trowel & Jim Broncatello Perpetual Trophy competition was such great fun!! 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th grade students tackled 4 project divisions: Sample Panel, Straight Lead, Corner Lead, 8ft Wall. It's not about who's fastest...everyone has the same time-allowed. Judged by contractors and industry leaders, the overall points [...]

SkillsUSA – MITA May 2017 Newsletter

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU! RCP Block & Brick hosted Grossmont Union High School District Career Tech Education leaders, students, and Project-Cornerstone.org to learn how GREEN masonry is and the aggregate importance of minerals in our natural resources. El Capitan High School students enjoyed hands-on challenges and worked in teams. They were given plans to [...]

World of Concrete 2017 – MITA Newsletter February 2017

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU! Your MITA apprentices at World of Concrete represent the best of California having won their Regionals. 1st year Cristian Lopez, and 2nd year Fernando Gonzalez, took on their challenge to build a never-seen-before project in a 3 hour timed event. Feeling the pressure?? The Judges are watching, and scoring, [...]

California Regionals Apprentice Skills Challenge Winners & Video 2016

The 2016 Southern California Regionals Apprentice Skills Challenge was outstanding! BIG thanks to judges, MITA members, contractors, sponsors, families, and apprentices. ALL apprentices competing showed they have what it takes and are dedicated to their craft. Congratulations to winners! 1st year Cristian Lopez with New Dimension Masonry 2nd year Fernando Gonzalez with GBC Concrete and [...]

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