IBEW Local 1245 members have once again proved they’re among the best of the best at this year’s American Public Power Association (APPA) Rodeo in San Antonio, TX. Greg Frizell of Sacramento Municipal Utility District came in 1st Place Overall in the Apprentice Division, while Anthony Ormonde, Dustin Krieger, and Josh Klikna of Turlock Irrigation District came in 3rd Place Overall in the Journeyman Division.
The SMUD Apprentices definitely demonstrated their prowess, placing in nearly every event in that division. Brad Powell came in 2nd in the Insulator Changeout and 3rd in the Hurtman Rescue, Tyler Dewitt came in 3rd in the Obstacle Course, and Greg Frizell came in 1st in the Written Test.
In the Journeyman Division, Matt Wilson, Greg Baird, and Cayleb Bowman from SMUD placed 3rd in the Crossarm Changeout and 2nd in the Hurtman Rescue. Anthony Ormonde, Dustin Krieger, and Josh Klikna came in 1st in the Crossarm Changeout, and Richard Hall, Keno Grigsby, and Chris Fukui came in 3rd in the Tie event.
Congrats to all who competed, and thank you for continuing to represent Local 1245.