P1’s Wessel wins Outstanding Apprentice contest

TUCSON, Ariz. — Fifth-year P1 Group apprentice Mike Wessel won the IBEW District VII/NECA District V Outstanding Apprentice contest held on April 4-5, in Tucson, Arizona. The accomplishment was extra special in that not only did he win, but he won in style; Wessel’s test scores were the highest the contest has seen in more than 10 years. In addition, he became Topeka’s first winner since 1981.

Wessel also attended the IBEW Seventh District Progress Meeting held on July 27-30 in Oklahoma City, where he received the Seventh District Inside-John Jenner Award.