Each year our Association awards prizes to the top third and fourth year students in BCIT's Joinery Program.
Top 3rd year winner - CORMAC EBY | Top 4th year winner - CREIGHTON O'MALLEY Left photo: Cormac Eby, Doug Smith (presenter, BCIT) Right photo: Creighton O'Malley, Doug Smith (presenter, BCIT)
This Award recognizes the winner of the AWMAC BC Apprenticeship Contest held on the BCIT campus. The winning cabinet of each AWMAC Chapter went on to compete in the AWMAC National Contest. WINNER - JUNIAS WORMS (also the 2nd place winner of the AWMAC National Apprenticeship Contest) Photo: Brocklen Johnson (3rd place), Lucas Picco (2nd place), Junias Worms (winner), and Menza Bouwman (presenter, Door Painters Ltd.)
The Kwantlen Polytechnic University Design Award recognizes excellence by a student in the Interior Design Program.
WINNER: EMILY KUCH Photo: Alexa Ketilson (honourable mention), Margaret Taylor (honourable mention), Emily Kuch (winner), and Stephanie St. Loe (presenter, KPU Interior Design)
BC INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY DESIGNAWARD
The BCIT Interior Design Award recognizes excellence by a student in the Interior Design program.
WINNER: GYURI KIM Photo: Danielle Vanderstoep (honourable mention), Jennifer Walls (honourable mention), Gyuri Kim (winner), and Manon Pace (presenter, BCIT Interior Design)
SUPPLIEROF THE YEAR AWARD
For the best, most prompt and professional service to manufacturer member companies during the year.
WINNER: UPPER CANADA FOREST PRODUCTS
SALESREPRESENTATIVEOF THE YEAR AWARD
For the outstanding service to manufacturer member companies.
WINNER: MATT MUMFORD of Upper Canada Forest Products Photo: Glenda Harskamp (AWMAC BC Executive Director) and Matt Mumford
GUARANTEEAND INSPECTION SERVICE AWARD
The GuaranteeandInspectionService(GIS), together with the specified reference of the current edition of AWMAC's STANDARDS, gives purchasers assurance of quality in materials and workmanship on their architectural woodwork projects. This Award is for the Member firm that had the largest number of deficiency free GIS inspections in the past year.
WINNER: TOWNE MILLWORK LTD. Photo: Tyler Hesketh (Towne Millwork Ltd.), Claus Flemming (presenter, AWMAC BC GIS Director), and Levi Hesketh (Towne Millwork Ltd.)
WORKSAFEBC SAFETY INNOVATION AWARD
Recognizing innovative programs, policies, tools or projects, that assist in reducing workplace injuries. WINNER - WANES CUSTOM WOODWORKS INC. Photo: Jose Barranco (presenter, WorkSafeBC) and Martin Berryman (Wanes Custom Woodworks Inc.)
ABOVE& BEYOND AWARD
The Above and Beyond Award recognizes personal dedication to the Association by promoting its goals and programs as well as fostering goodwill and friendship among its members.
WINNER: MARTIN BERRYMAN of Wanes Custom Woodworks Inc. Photo: Kevin Tierney (AWMAC BC President) and Martin Berryman