News & Events
12 May 2017

Gold Hammer Award Feature


The LISD TECH Center Gold Hammer Award Banquet took place Wednesday evening, May 10th. The award, started in 1969, goes to the top student from 2 years in the TECH Center Programs Building Trades and Residential Construction. 4 student candidates are chosen by their peers within the Residential Construction program, and approved by their instructors. Then the candidates then go through an interview process with a 5-member advisory committee, who ultimately determine the winner.


The candidates for this year’s award were: Dakota Knieper (Addison), Randy McTaggart (Madison), Ariel Miller (Britton Deerfield) and Alex Pasley (Addison). The 2016-2017 winner of the Gold Hammer Award is Ariel Miller from Britton Deerfield. Ariel is the first female winner in the history of the award.


Thanks to the 2016-17 Interview Team:

Doug Straub, Habitat for Humanity Lenawee

Scott Sellers, Lowes of Adrian

Patty Clark, Midwest Energy

Kent Naugle, Naugle Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

Harry Schadewald, Precision Builders


Leave a Reply