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PEC Wins Big at 2017 Texas Lineman’s Rodeo

Congratulations to all our winners!

Forget about spurs, Stetsons and bulls; it’s all about the hard hats, harnesses and poles at the annual Texas Lineman’s Rodeo in Seguin.

On July 15, PEC lineworkers endured blistering heat as they competed against 21 electric utilities in events such as the pole climb, hurt man rescue and more. As always, our lineworkers made us proud. Give it up for our PEC winners:

Third Place Overall, Cooperative Journeyman Team Division
Journeyworkers A.J. Mann, Andy Ridge and Thomas Logan of Canyon Lake

First Place Overall, Apprentice Division
Lineworker Apprentice 3 Nick Morris of Canyon Lake

Third Place Overall, Apprentice Division
Lineworker Apprentice 4 Jason King of Canyon Lake

First Place, Apprentice Written Test
Lineworker Apprentice 3 Nick Morris of Canyon Lake

PEC will send two journeyman teams and three lineworker apprentices to compete in the 34th annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, Kansas, on Oct. 14.

Journeyman Teams
A.J. Mann, Andy Ridge and Thomas Logan of Canyon Lake
Amos Baker, Daniel Corley and Michael Gonzalez of Oak Hill

Apprentices
Jason King of Canyon Lake
Justin Donovan of Oak Hill
Nick Morris of Canyon Lake