P1 apprentice wins Missouri plumbing competition

Judges and competitors of the UA Missouri State Plumbing Contest, from left: Andy Johnson, Chris Dieckman, Leroy Bradley, Paul Nickell, Tanner Hansuld and Tony Smith.

Paul Nickell

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –  Paul Nickell, a P1 apprentice, won the UA Missouri State Plumbing Contest on April 29 at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship Training Center of Missouri/Local 8.

Also competing were Tanner Hansuld, a P1 apprentice, and Chris Dieckman, an apprentice with Rand Construction Co.

Paul will represent Missouri at the UA District 4 Plumbing Contest in St. Paul, Minn., June 6-9. District 4 encompasses Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Arkansas, Texas, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Oklahoma.

Congratulations, Paul and good luck at District!