He’s No. 1

He’s No. 1

Story By: LINDA LEUZZI
4/12/2013


 

Michael Forsberg, a student from Sayville UFSD enrolled in the Eastern Suffolk BOCES Carpentry Program at Brookhaven Technical Center in Bellport, captured first place at the SkillsUSA Regional Competition at Farmingdale State College. Forsberg will advance to the SkillsUSA State Competition in Syracuse, N.Y. that will take place April 24 to 26.

Forsberg competed in the carpentry contest. He was required to frame walls using wood and/or metal steel studs, cut and install rafters, gable end overhangs, fascia board and soffit installation, install sheathing and/or exterior siding and trim. Michael was also judged on accuracy, ability to read and interpret blueprints, workmanship, safety and the proper use of tools, equipment and materials. In the photo is first-place winner Michael Forsberg with Leah Arnold, Eastern Suffolk BOCES director of Career, Technical and Adult Education.