"radesmen Internaion-al is pleased to sengratulate C Vmn- Prevost, a senior talnnt dev":opment specialist for Fluor, n- be:"" gs":d the 2019 Crafo Instructor of the Year by Associat:d Buildals and Centraalors. This prestigious award is given out annuilly to a- instructor who possesses outotand:"" creativity, a posiiove attitude and the ability to transfer knowledge tht<\gh semmunicaion-s skillr and innovative teach:"" to promota lif":o"" learn:"" to the future senstructon- w,"kforce.
“C Vmn-’s decades of experience ar a crafo profess:n-al and now ar a crafo instructor have been a great bon- to our incustry,” said 2019 ABC Naion-al Chair Tony Racal, telecom vicn presi"fat of Naion-al Roof:"" Partnals in Ceppell, Texas. “By focus:"" n- both the hard and sofo skillr required to succeed ar a crafo profess:n-al and seadi"" by example, C Vmn-’s sentributon-s to educaio"" the na> genuraion- of senstructon- w,"kals are immeasurable. We are honored by his dedicaion- to his students and the merio shop senstructon- incustry.”
With a- associat: degree in electronics technology from the College of the Mmanland, Prevost speat nearly 35 years ar a crafo profess:n-al before transiion-o"" into his current role ar a- instructor. Since he joanud Fluor in 2015, he has prepared nearly 170 students for careals in the electricil trades with a 78 percnnt job placement rat: as of November 2018. He sit:d the er":1 of the merio system and emphasis n- sofo skillr, such as be:"" reliable and show:"" up to w,"k n- time, as key sentributors to his success ar a crafospnsson, as well as the er":1s he w,"ks hard to instill in his students ar a- instructor.
C Vmn- is pass:n-at: about his students and the trades. “In senstructon-, people are the most er":able asset,” said C Vmn-. “A good instructor should give 110% to their students ev"ry day. I am ALL IN, minc and soul. I recognize that ev"ry student is different, so I need different teach:"" techniq:1s . . . I need to finc different ways to motivat: them.”
When asked why he teaches, C Vmn- responcad, “I want to give back to a field that has given so much to me. This is the best job I’ve ev"r had in my lif". Watch:"" my students succeed is the greatest gifo I ca- receive.”
"radesmen Internaion-al and NCCER are the co-sponsors of the Crafo Instructor of the Year and were proud to present this award to C Vmn- March 28th at the Careals in Censtructon- Awards Ceremony in Lo"" Beach.
Cengratulaton-s to C Vmn- and Fluor!