Alberta Forrest

Grade Bureau Awards

The following award recipients achieved the highest marks in the AFPA Lumber Grade Schools in the fall of 2011 and the spring of 2012.

Novice Category

This award is given to a first time particpant, with the highest mark, at the AFPA Lumber grading course. Congratulations go to:

Jeffrey McKay

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. Whitecourt, Alberta

Grader's Category

This category is for lumber graders renewing their certificate and achieving the highest overall mark. Congratulations go to:

Carole Kordyban

Weyerhaeuser Company, Grande Prairie, Alberta

Double A Category

This category was developed to challenge grading professionals by having them write the competency exam without the use of reference materials and to highlight the increasing skill and expertise demonstrated by this group. Congratulations go to:

Shane Henkel

Hinton Wood Products (A division of West Fraser) Hinton, Alberta