The International Apprenticeship Contest held by the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors - National Association at ISH North America drew record participation this year. Plumbing apprentices were challenged to assemble a three-piece bathroom including a toilet, a sink with a faucet and a shower pan with a faucet. PHCC awarded cash and other prizes to the top three participants during its annual awards banquet dinner.

First Place: Paul Vanderven - St. Louis, Mo.

Second Place: Robert L. Schlueter, Jr. - Cincinnati

Third Place: Whitley Bailey - Coconut Creek, Fla.