Joseph Patterson of McGill Maintenance to Compete at National Craft Championship in March

ABC and MSTI are pleased to announce that Joseph Patterson of McGill Maintenance will represent us at the ABC National Craft Championships in March 2019 held in Long Beach, California.  We are excited to have yet anotherMillwright competitor to represent ABC and MSTI and the exceptional training program at Brazosport College.

Mr. Patterson will now begin additional practice (both hands-on and written exams) to prepare for the competition in the spring, thanks to some of our past medal winners who will assist Joseph to prepare during their off time .  They will be working many Saturdays between now and the contest as they train for various aspects of the competition.

Congratulations to Joseph, his instructors at Brazosport College, his mentors, training coordinators and co-workers at McGill Maintenance, and his family and friends.  Each of you are part of this big accomplishment! 


2018 ABC/MSTI Construction Exhibition

2018 ABC/MSTI Construction Exhibition

42nd Annual ABC/MSTI Craft Training Graduation & Banquet

The 42nd Annual ABC/MSTI Graduation was held on June 12 , 2018.  Richard Miller of Wood Group was the Guest Speaker, addressing 29 graduates in five training programs including Electrical, HVAC, Millwright, Construction Management, and Basic Rigger.

Six Scholarships were awarded to area high school students, and two of the graduates attended as guests  Both have completed about half the Millwright program already through dual credit courses.

Additionally, Jim Slick, Coordinator for the Millwright Program at Brazosport College for more than 25 years, was honored and congratulated for his upcoming retirement.

Jesus (Jess) Longoria, 2018 Bronze Medal Winner for Millwright at ABC National Craft Championships graduated from 2 programs (Millwright and Basic Rigger) and was also honored and awarded a matching check for representing ABC at the National Craft Championships earlier this year in Long Beach, California.

2018 Craft Training Graduation & Banquet