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16th Annual Ship Repair Lego Competition - ANOTHER GREAT SUCCESS!


On March 22nd, approximately 100 students from 12 Middle Schools throughout the Hampton Roads Area participated in the 16th Annual Ship Repair LEGO Competition at Nauticus.  The event which promotes the ship repair industry while increasing competitive mathematical, analytical, and conceptual skills in middle school aged students proved to be a great success again this year. 

2022 Winners and Finalists:

1st Place - AOIS at Rosemont
2nd Place - Blair Middle School
3rd Place - St. Matthews Catholic School
Finalist - Page Middle School

Thank you to the SPONSORS of the 16th Annual Ship Repair LEGO Competition:

Platinum Sponsors

  • BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair
  • East Coast Repair & Fabrication
  • General Dynamics NASSCO - Norfolk
  • MHI Ship Repair and Services
  • Newport News Shipbuilding

Gold Sponsors

  • Bay Metals & Fabrication, LLC (BMF)
  • Colonna's Shipyard, Inc.
  • VMASC 

Silver Sponsors

  • Hampton Roads Workforce Council
  • Tidewater Staffing

Thank you to the JUDGES, that had the difficult task of choosing this years finalist and winners.

Todd Estes, Community College Workforce Cooperative
Neil Davenport, East Coast Repair & Fabrication
Ali Broemeling, General Dynamics NASSCO - Norfolk
Steve Cook, Hampton Roads Workforce Council
Casey Tarnowski, Lyon Shipyard, Inc.
Alicia Uzzle, Newport News Shipbuilding
Kathy Bryan, Shipyard Staffing
Terry Stead, Tecnico Corporation
Joe Kosteczko, VMASC

Thank you to the Technical Advisors who have shared their knowledge of the ship repair industry with the competing schools.

Ted Ansell, Tecnico Corporation
Marshall Ayres, Newport News Shipbuilding
Greyson Bailey, General Dynamics NASSCO - Norfolk
Ryan Chrisom, General Dynamics NASSCO - Norfolk
Warren Conant, Oceaneering
Paul Estella, HII Fleet Support Group
Matt Hemsley, TST Fab & Machine LLC
Kyle Pins, General Dynamics NASSCO - Norfolk
Wigberto Rivera, East Coast Repair & Fabrication
Christian Stanco, General Dynamics NASSCO - Norfolk
Chrystian Uzzle,
Tidewater Staffing
Kathleen Waclawski, Marine Specialty Painting
Robbie Walker, Marine Chemist Service, Inc.

Thank you to the many Compeititon Day volunteers who helped create a positive experience for the students.


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