May 28, 2020

IECRM to Graduate Largest Class of Apprentices Yet on June 6

Nearly 100 Percent Employed and No College Debt

On Saturday, June 6th, a record number of electrical apprentices will graduate from IECRM’s Four-Year Electrical Apprentice Program. A very special and unique virtual graduation ceremony will be held to honor the 170 apprentices who will graduate that day. Live streaming of the event begins at 11 a.m on YouTube Live. Please be sure to RSVP here no later than Monday, June 1 to receive details to attend virtually.

From the comfort of your own home, join family members, friends, spouses, instructors, and employers in celebration of the graduates. Consider making it a brunch “watch” party as we honor the IECRM Class of 2020! Engage with the graduates and cheer them on in comments on YouTube Live. We’d also like to see your “grad watch party” photos so please send them to us at or post them on social media at #IECRM2020grad. Use this hashtag to comment and cheer on the graduates on social media! 

The one-hour virtual experience will feature special guests and IEC National CEO Spenser Villwock who will deliver the commencement keynote.  In addition, we’ll also be hearing from these speakers:

  • IECRM Board President, Robert Watkins, Operations Manager at Ludvik Electric Company
  • IECRM Board of Trustees Chair, Jason Sharpe, CEO at Namaste Solar
  • IECRM CEO, Marilyn Akers Stansbury
  • IECRM Training Director, Paul Lingo
  • IECRM Training Manager, Annette Gauna
  • 2020 Class Valedictorian Juan Blohm from Namasté Solar
  • 2020 Class Salutatorian Christian Brock from Kenny Electric.

Be sure to watch to the end for some outtakes! If you can’t make it at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 6 you can watch the recording on YouTube by searching IECRM 2020 Graduation.

Each graduate will receive a Certificate of Completion from the IECRM 4-year Apprentice Program; a Certificate of Completion and Transcript from Emily Griffith Technical College recognizing completion of up to 42 hours of transferable college credit toward an associate degree at a Colorado community college and up to 53 credits toward a bachelor degree with CSU Global; an IEC National Certificate of Achievement; and certain students will receive certificates of completion from the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship and Training for meeting the standards and requirements prescribed by the U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Program.

During the ceremony, graduates and underclassmen will be recognized for achieving high academic honors, perfect attendance, competing in the 2020 IECRM Wire-Off Competition skills challenges, and other achievements. Every graduate will receive valuable gifts donated by IDEAL Industries, DeWalt, and Milwaukee Tool.

To sponsor this virtual ceremony, click here.