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Awards banquet honours BICSI members, industry leaders

Delegates attending the recent 2012 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition came together to honour individuals who have contributed to BICSI and to the information technology systems (ITS) industry.


February 22, 2012  


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Delegates attending the recent 2012 BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition came together to honour individuals who have contributed to BICSI and to the information technology systems (ITS) industry.

During the conference, 16 ITS Installers and Technicians raced against the clock and each other, competing in several technical tasks during the fifth annual BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge. As a result, an overall winner emerged as the BICSI Installer of the Year. This year’s winner was Thomas “Lee” Renfroe, RCDD, ITS Technician, Certified Trainer.

Meanwhile, the Ray Gendron/BICSI Cares Scholarship is awarded every year for BICSI members or their immediate families. This year’s winners were students David Picariello and Joseph Lentine.

Picariello is the son of BICSI member Mike Picariello, RCDD, and is majoring in Electronics Engineering Technology at Humber College. Lentine is majoring in Computer Information Systems at the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio. His mother is BICSI member Denice Lentine.

Other award winners were:

David and Myra Bowling: Larry G. Romig Committee Members of the Year award

Patricia Fisher: The David K. Blythe/University of Kentucky Award for Outstanding Member of the Year

Mark Harger: Harry J. Pfister Award for Excellence in the Telecommunications Industry

David Richards: Presidential Eagle Award