To provide further understanding of the construction industry and networking opportunities for Texas A&M University students in the construction industry.
The OJ Beck Scholarship
For students in a 4 year degree program with up to $2,000 per year for selected students in the last 2 years of their field relevant to the construction industry.
Workforce Development Scholarship
From the AGC Foundation for students pursuing associate degrees, technical training or certificates to enter the construction industry.
The Associated General Contractors South Texas Chapter Masonry Apprenticeship is a 3 year program that combines OJT and related classroom instruction. Apprentices will work side by side journeymen masons learning the skills of the trade while they work. Apprentices will be exposed to all tools, materials, and techniques applicable to their trade. They receive incremental wage increases commensurate with the level of training they have completed.
The AGC is currently accepting applications for apprenticeship program. Tuition is $360 per year. Must be 18 years of age. For more info contact Greg Avery 361.549.9161
Apprentice Program 2018
Congratulations to 2018 1st and 2nd Year AGC Bricklayer Apprentices
Back left to right: Alex Franco (1st year), Uvaldo Davila (1st year), Mark Cueller (2nd year), Otis Mizes (2nd year), Daniel Perez (1st year)
Front left to right: Sid Smith (SS Smith & Sons Masonry, owner), Joshua Gray (2nd year), Greg Avery (Instructor), Victor Perez Jr. (2nd year), Robert Lara (2nd year)
Apprentice Program 2017
Congratulations to 2017 1st and 3rd Year AGC Bricklayer Apprentices
Left to right: Mitch Mungia (3rd year), Joshua Gray (1st year), Greg Avery (Instructor), Robert Lara (1st year), Mark Cueller (1st year), Victor Perez Jr. (1st year)