National Center for Construction Education & Research
Gainesville, Fla. — NCCER is proud to announce that Ed Prevatt, director of Workforce Development, has received the SkillsUSA Torch Carrier Award at the SkillsUSA National Conference. The award was presented on June 25, 2011 at the Youth Development Foundation Awards Luncheon.
Created by the Youth Development Foundation of SkillsUSA Inc. in 1989, this prestigious award is meant to “recognize the nation’s top business and labor leaders who make an extra effort in spreading the word about SkillsUSA. Using personal drive and making sacrifices of time for the benefits of our organization, these award winners believe in the goals of the SkillsUSA program and understand its importance to our nation’s workforce of the future.”
Prevatt is an army veteran with over 30 years of experience in construction and 20 years in teaching construction. He has held various board and committee memberships with a wide variety of organizations supporting the construction industry and currently serves as a Technical Committee member for the National SkillsUSA competition.