Associated General Contractors of Georgia Inc. in partnership with Duffey Southeast Inc. hosted the Annual Skills Challenge in Rome at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds this week. 

An estimated 245 students from 19 high schools competed in a construction skills challenge. The areas of competition were Blueprint Reading, Plumbing, Masonry, Electrical, Carpentry, Welding and Team Building.

Overall winner of the Construction Cup was Carrollton High School

Team Building was also won by Carrollton High School

Individual winner’s:

Welding. Gene Keith, Chatooga High School

Carpentry. Romnal Hernandez, Carrollton High School

Electrical. Skylar Hill, Gordon Central High School

Masonry. Jeff Fraire, Gordon Central High School