On Tuesday, July 28th, during a ceremony held at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort in Ponte Verde Beach, Vincent Palmitesto was announced as the winner of the Florida Association for Career and Technical Education’s Outstanding Non-Joint Apprentice for 2015.
A recent graduate of the IEC Commercial Electrician Program and current Life Safety technician, Vincent has been a superior student across the board. His grades were consistently at the top of his class, as proven by his remarkably impressive grade point average of 99.1 for his fourth year, and an overall grade point average of 98.1 for all four years of the program. Additionally, Vincent is one of the few apprentices who maintained a perfect attendance record throughout the program. He also competed in this year’s Wire-Off and was named Honor Apprentice of the Year in his class.
In congratulating Vincent on his achievement, IEC Florida West Coast Chapter Director Rob Jacob stated the following:
“Dedicated and highly competent in his trade, Vincent has earned the trust and admiration of everyone. He represents the finest in any apprenticeship program and will someday be one of the future leaders within our industry. His professionalism, enthusiasm, and superior academic achievements made Vincent Palmitesto the ideal candidate for the Florida Apprenticeship Association Outstanding Non-Joint Apprenticeship Award.”