T.J. Albergo Best in USA
Winner of the U.A. International Apprentice Contest
T.J. Albergo, 1st place winner of the 2010 United Association Apprentice Contest (center). Pictured Above with William P. Hite, U.A. General President (left) and James T. Sullivan, Business Manager of Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local 130.
T.J. Albergo is number one!
Anthony James “T.J.” Albergo is the number one apprentice plumber in the entire United States!
It’s been a long and successful ride for T.J. He won the Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local 130 Contest in June of 2009. He continued on to win the Illinois State Contest in March of 2010. Soon after which he won the U.A. Region 4 Contest in June of 2010. He then competed against the other five U.A. Region Contest winners and won the United Association Apprentice Contest in August of 2010.
Local 130 is very proud of T.J. and all our hard working Apprentices. T.J. is an intelligent, hard working apprentice, who through skill, determination and the practical application of the knowledge passed to him through many Local 130 Plumbers and mentors, demonstrates the quality and professionalism of the United Association and Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local 130 training programs.
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T.J.s reaction to the announcement that he had won.
T.J.(center), His Proud Father Scott (left) and Grandfather Joe (right). Joe placed 5th in this same contest 50 years ago! Three generations of Local 130 Plumbers.
From left to right; Parents, Gayle and Scott Albergo, T.J., Grandparents Joe and Pat Albergo.
From Left to right; Mike Arndt U.A. Director of Training, James T. Sullivan Business Manager of Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local 130, William P. Hite U.A. General President, T.J. Albergo 1st Place Winner, James F Coyne Secretary Treasurer of Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local 130.
From Left to right; George W. Treuttelaar Great Lakes Plumbing & Heating Co. (T.J.s Employer and Co Chairman of Local 130’s J.A.C.), Mike Arndt U.A. Director of Training, T.J. Albergo 1st Place Winner, Joe Albergo T.J.s Grandfather, William P. Hite U.A. General President, James T. Sullivan Business Manager Chicago Journeymen Plumbers Local 130.
T.J. hard at work during the contest.
T.J. focusing intensely.