Eugene P Johnson

Eugene Johnson, the son of Emanuel B. and Floria W. Johnson, was born in Holly Hill, SC where he also attended public school.

His love for masonry blossomed in 1967 as a sophomore in high school where he began to learn the art of the trade. Upon his graduation from high school in 1969, he furthered his studies at Denmark Technical College in Denmark SC. After obtaining his Associate's degree, he worked ten years in the industry before beginning his teaching career in 1980. Once he began teaching, he enrolled in South Carolina State College to further his education in completing his Bachelor's Degree.

Until his retirement in 2018, Eugene has provided instruction and evaluation to nearly 1,800 students (40-50 annually) throughout his 37-year career. Among his many accomplishments, he has instructed fifteen (15) first-place winners on the district level, ten (10) second place, and one (1) first place on the state level in 1999. Eugene's affiliations include NCCER Certified Instructor, SkillsUSA Advisor, National Skills Masonry Competition judge, and Masonry Skills Challenge. He previously served as President of the National Masonry Instructors Association and is currently serving as Secretary. Eugene is the husband of Gloria Johnson; father of Anthony, Sr. and Bridgette; and grandfather of Ty'Laysia, Aubriauna, Anthony Jr., Kimari, and Jayron.

Eugene Johnson started his career in 1967 as a sophomore in high school. Upon graduating high school and completing two years at Denmark Technical College, he worked in the industry for ten years. He began his teaching career in 1980, providing instruction and evaluation for 40 to 50 students annually.

Throughout his thirty-seven year teaching career, he oversaw the first female to compete on the state level, instructed fifteen first place winners on the district level, ten second place and one state winner. He is an NCCER certified instructor, SkillsUSA advisor, Judge of National Skills Masonry Competition and Masonry Skills Challenge. He has served as President and Secretary of the National Masonry Instructors Association.

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Lake Marion High School

Employee 1980-2030

PO Box 650
Santee, South Carolina 29142-0650 US

Lake Marion High School & Technology Center (LMHS) is a four-year public high school in Santee, South Carolina. It is one of the many high schools in Orangeburg County School District. It serves as the opening for two middle schools, Elloree Elementary-Middle School and Holly Hill Roberts Middle School.

MCAA The Masonry Hall of Fame Alumni

Hall of Fame 2021-2021

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Algonquin, Illinois 60102 US

Masonry Hall of Fame
The Masonry Hall of Fame was created by the Mason Contractors Association of America to recognize and award individuals who have dedicated their lives to the masonry industry.
Do you know someone who has dedicated their life to the masonry industry? If so, nominate them to be part of the Masonry Hall of Fame.

Individuals must have had a major impact on the masonry industry, not necessarily with just the MCAA.
Nominations must state the significant accomplishments of the individual nominee.
Individuals must have been or be in the industry for a minimum of 25 years.
Individuals cannot be a current executive officer of the MCAA.
Masonry instructors can only be submitted by the National Masonry Instructors Association.
Submissions will be reviewed and voted upon by the Hall of Fame Selection Committee.
Nominees must receive two-thirds of the eligible votes in order to be accepted into the Hall of Fame.
Involvement in the industry is open.
Nominees can be but are not limited to contractors, employees, instructors, architects, engineers, and association staff.
Each recipient will receive one plaque.
A high resolution photo must be provided for each inductee to be used on the Hall of Fame plaque.

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