District Council 77 – Apprentice of the Year

On May 12, 2018, Local Union 1756 (Aiken, South Carolina) member Jahanas Harden received the Apprentice of the Year award at the LU 1756 STAR Banquet. Brother Jahanas was initiated into LU 1756 in March of 2015, with ambitions of becoming a journey worker industrial painter. Now that he has successfully completed his apprenticeship, Johanas will continue to master his trade with the goal of becoming the best industrial painter in the IUPAT.

LU 1756 member Jahanas Harden (center) poses with the tools he won for being named Apprentice of the Year. L to R: LU 1756 Instructor Kevin Carr Instructor (LU 1756), DC 77 BM/ST Chuck Hill Business Manager/Secretary-Treasurer), DC 77 Assistant to the BM/ST and Business Representative Ed Sturcken, (Assistant to the BM/ST and BR LU 1756), Jahanas Harden LU 1756 (Apprentice of the Year)Harden, LU 1756 Instructor David Widener Instructor (LU 1756), and DC 77 Director of Training Larry Peacock (DOT DC 77).