The Charlotte Chapter of NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction) held the Block Kids building competition on Saturday, December 5th in Charlotte.
The Block Kids Building Program is a national building program competition that is sponsored on the local level by NAWIC chapters and organizations. The award-winning program introduces children to the construction industry in an effort to create an awareness of and to promote an interest in future careers in one of the many facets of the industry. The program is open to all elementary school children in grades K-6. The competition involves the construction of various structures with interlocking blocks and three of the following additional items: a small rock, string foil and poster board. Local winners advance to Regional Competition and one semi-finalist from each region is entered in the National Program Competition. National prizes are awarded to the top three projects.
1st Place -$50 prize – James Utley
2nd Place-$25 prize- Jonas Jackson
1st Place -$50 prize – Carlie Keller
2nd Place-$25 price – Patrick Keller