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10th Annual Ship Repair Industry Awareness LEGO Competition

Our 10th Annual Ship Repair Industry Awareness LEGO Competition has come to an end! This years winners are as follows:

1st Place: Norfolk's Ruffner Middle School (Prize: $1,500)


2nd Place: Newport News' Trinity Lutheran School  ($1,000)

3rd Place: Hampton's Hunter B. Andrews PreK-8th ($500)

This year was a record breaking year!  Seventeen Middle Schools, over 170 students, all around the Hampton Roads area competed for the top 3 prizes at the Mariner's Museum in Newport News. Thank you to our sponsors, technical advisors, judges, and volunteers - without your support none of this could have been possible!


Master of Ceremonies:

Chris Murray, AMSEC LLC



Marine Specialty Painting,

BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair

Colonna's Shipyard, Inc.

General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk

Marine Chemist Service, Inc.

Newport News Shipbuilding

Tecnico Corporation

Tidewater Association of Service Contractors (TASC)

Top Guard Security


Technical Advisors:

John Domanski, Accurate Marine Environmental

D'Atra Downs, Auxiliary Systems, Inc.

Michael Scibelli, BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair

Tim Ikner and team, Colfax Fluid Handling

Tom Schindler, East Coast Repair & Fabrication

Tracy Gregorio, G2Ops

Jessica Galassie, Moody Marine Service, Inc.

Rod Kleisler, Life Cycle Engineering, Inc.

David Cappiello, Marine Specialty Painting

Will Reavis, Marine Hydraulics International

Dale Baugh, Newport News Shipbuilding

Will Prescott, Newport News Shipbuilding

Catherine Mintz, Newport News Shipbuilding

Cynthia Lear, Newport News Shipbuilding

Lee Scarbrow, Tecnico Corporation

Ted Ansell, Tecnico Corporation

Lee Redditt, Tecnico Corporation



Norman Cox, Colonna's Shipyard, Inc.

Jim Davis, General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk

Colleen Becker, Marine Chemist Service, Inc.

Jan Pendleton, Newport News Shipbuilding

Marshall Ayers, Newport News Shipbuilding

Kathy Bryan, Shipyard Staffing LLC

Stella McClain, Taylor Made Diagnostics, Inc.

Terry Stead, Tecnico Corporation

Phil Jiannine, W & O Supply, Inc.

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