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Woody Sanders named 2024 NTCA Ring of Honor winner

Jackson, MS, April 22, 2024 – The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) is thrilled to announce Woody Sanders as the recipient of the prestigious 2024 NTCA Ring of Honor award. This recognition is bestowed upon individuals who have made significant contributions to the tile industry, and Woody Sanders is undoubtedly a deserving recipient.

A titan in the tile industry, Woody Sanders founded DW Sanders Tile and Stone in 1994, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, A.W. Cook, who established his own tile contracting business in 1929. With a lifelong immersion in the tile industry, Woody became a journeyman tile and stone setter at a young age, laying the foundation for his future success.

As a Certified Tile Installer, Woody Sanders has dedicated himself to advancing the industry’s technical and educational standards. He serves on NTCA Technical and Educational Committees and is a Regional Evaluator for the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation. Woody’s passion for nurturing and educating the next generation of tile professionals is evident in his commitment to workforce development initiatives.

In recognition of his outstanding service and support, Woody was honored with the Dan Hecox Service Award by the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation in 2021. This award celebrates his financial and volunteer contributions to the organization, underscoring his dedication to advancing tile education and training.

Under Woody’s leadership, DW Sanders Tile & Stone has earned widespread acclaim for installation excellence, receiving numerous NTCA Five-Star Contractor Awards. Woody’s company is highly regarded in the Atlanta market, where they consistently deliver exceptional results and uphold the highest standards of professionalism.

Beyond his professional achievements, Woody Sanders is deeply committed to giving back to his community. He has partnered with NTCA First Vice President Rod Owen of CC Owen Tile to support the Construction Education Foundation of Georgia (CEFGA) and the SkillsUSA Program, providing valuable resources and mentorship to area high school students pursuing careers in tile.

As the current 2nd Vice President of NTCA, Woody Sanders has authored numerous documents for the NTCA Technical Committee and Methods and Standards Committee, advocating for adherence to TCNA and ANSI Standards.

The National Tile Contractors Association is honored to recognize Woody Sanders for his outstanding contributions to the tile industry. As the 2024 NTCA Ring of Honor winner, Woody joins a distinguished list of industry leaders, and we commend him for his remarkable achievements and unwavering dedication to advancing the tile industry.

About National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA)
Established in 1947, the National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the professional installation of ceramic tile and natural stone. It is widely recognized as the largest and most respected tile contractors’ association in the world. For those seeking to improve their tile business, NTCA provides unparalleled educational experiences, supportive peer interaction, unique cost-savings programs, and a commitment to help develop the skills needed to improve your work, recruit, train, and manage your employees, and ultimately, make your business more profitable. Find out more at www.tile-assn.com.

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