New JWs Celebrate Graduation

Local 24 proudly welcomed 46 members to their new status of Journeyman Wireman, at the apprenticeship graduation ceremony held on July 15, 2016.

After 5 demanding years of on-the-job training and classroom instruction, the following members have “topped out”. We extend our very best wishes to all for rewarding careers!


Eric Shane Binnie Joseph Michael Howard David Shannon O’Dell
John Nicholas Bitzel Orry Robert Howard Timothy Wallace Opie
Austin Shane Bowden Daniel Charles Jacobs Nicholas Robert Propst
Michael John Burdych Christopher George Kalwa Erik Xavier Rolle
Stephen Edward Churn Alex Michael King Eric Paul Shereika
Michael Thomas Clark Carl Anthony Koerner Drew Cannon Smith
Clyde Edward Deese, 3rd Travis Wayne Kokoski Robert Michael Smith
David Alan Feeser Kyle Alexander Kratochvil Maurice Michael Smith, Jr.
Brenton Andrew Fox Korey Lamar Lampkin, Sr. Jesse James Stolba
Alexander Steven Goodman David Michael Lipman Nicholas Ryan Tyler
Brian Ray Gwaltney David Michael Lori Tarus Terril Watkins II
Anthony Patrick Hairsine Illya Ruslanovich Lukyanenko Amilcar Abioseh Webber
Robert Stephen Hastings, Jr. Kevin Alexander McDonald Roger Lankford Webster, Jr.
Matthew Leon Heath James Patrick Moran Trevor Ryan Wegrocki
John McClellan Hicks Christopher Joseph Neuman Brandon Lee Williams
Chad Thomas Hilton


Several of the graduates were also recognized for their excellence in grades and attendance. Awards for highest total grades went to Eric Shane Binnie in the Baltimore program, and Austin Shane Bowden in the Eastern Shore program. Perfect attendance awards were earned by Stephen Edward Churn, Christopher Joseph Neuman and Amilcar Abioseh Webber.

The Joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee for the Maryland Electrical Industry is sponsored by IBEW Local 24 and the Maryland Chapter of the National Association of Electrical Contractors.

View photos from the graduation ceremony below and learn more about our training opportunities here.