TCTA earns first place in 7th Annual Team Build Competition
by Khadijah Torbert
October 28, 2022
The 7th Annual Team Build competition was held October 27-28, 2022 at Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy, where High School students from all over Alabama competed to demonstrate the skills learned in their home building and other construction trades.
Seven teams from across the state, including a TCTA team had two days to build an 8×10 storage building by having to read plans and assemble the buildings by themselves. Two electrical students will be wiring each building.
Team Build Winners
1st place- Tuscaloosa Career and Technology Academy
2nd place- Calera High School
3rd place- Shelby County Career Technical Center
Hear from those competing in the competition below about what this 2-day event meant to them.
Calera High School
Brookwood High School
Jason Blackwell, Education Specialist for Architecture and Construction for the State of Alabama expressed the importance of competitions like Team Build as well as courses that teach hands on skills.
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