College and high school arboriculture students from throughout the United States participated in friendly competitions to demonstrate their tree-climbing skills for a chance to win prizes. Student Career Days also hosted educational seminars, workshops, and a job and internship fair.
The TCIAF first-place winners are as follows:
1st Place Overall, Men’s Collegiate Division: Bryce Crunkilton, Mid-State Technical College, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
1st Place Overall, Women’s Division: Katie Hawkins, Brigham Young University-Provo, Provo, UT
1st Place Overall, .Men’s Vocational Division: Stephan Moore, Northlands Job Corps Center, Vergennes, VT
Each won a Stihl chain saw, model MS 201 T C-E.