Gibson Electric Membership Corporation employees represented us well at the 2017 Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo held at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Jeff Milam, Trent Cary and Mark Perry participated as a team. Kendall Byassee, Josh West and Adam Cary also participated as a team. P.J. Haskins, Russell Hopper and Landon Spencer participated as apprentices. Eddie Bell served as the coach and Jeff Boyd and Billy Porter served as event judges. Justin Weaver served as the chief judge of the A3 Insulator Change and Barry Smith served as chief judge of the Apprentice Written Test. Barry also served as a member on the board of directors and planning committee. Trent Cary placed 3rd the Jack Jumper (fuse bypass) event and 5th overall in the Seniors competition. Russell Hopper and Landon Spencer achieved perfect scores in the Apprentice Lineworker competition. Tanner Cary (Trent’s son) from Southwest Tennessee EMC placed 2nd in the Written Test and 3rd overall in the Apprentice Lineworker competition.