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Commercial Building Team Wins First Place in ASC Competition

Commercial Building Team Wins First Place in ASC Competition

The Texas Tech Commercial Building Team won first place in their division during the 2013 Associated Schools of Construction, Region 5 Student Competition held in Dallas in February 2013. The team competed against 11 other teams from college construction programs located in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. The competition required each team to complete a written solution to a construction management problem statement in 16 hours and then develop and execute a 40-minute presentation defending their written solution to a panel of judges. The panel of judges was composed of engineers, architects, owners, and contractors personnel who were directly involved in the actual project. Click on photo at left for larger image - Team members pictured at left included (L-R) Joseph Khaled, Kyle Hoelting, Matthew Fisher, Dr. Sangwook Lee (Coach), Eric Van-Dusen, Dan Graf, and Joseph Schattle.


Design-Build Team Wins Second Place in ASC Competition, Invited to Present at DBIA Conference

Design-Build Team Wins Second Place in ASC Competition, Invited to Present at DBIA Conference

The Texas Tech Design-Build Team won second place in their division during the 2013 Associated Schools of Construction, Region 5 Student Competition held in Dallas in February 2013. The team competed against six other teams from college construction programs located in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Ireland, and Australia. The team was invited to present their solution at the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Southwest Region's 9th Annual Conference held in New Orleans, La. in May 2013. Click on photo at left for larger image - Team members pictured at left included (L-R) Caleb Lightfoot, Jake Maxton, Phillip Hamilton, Stephanie Bunt, Zach Sienkiel, Dr. Tewodros Ghebrab (Coach), and Marshall Clark.


Students Win Individual Best Presenter Awards

Students Win Individual Best Presenter Awards

At the 2013 Associated Schools of Construction, Region 5 Student Competition held in Dallas in February 2013, two Texas Tech construction engineering students received recognition as Outstanding Individual Presenters. In each competition division, each school's six-person team is required to make a 40-minute presentation supporting and defending their written proposal. During these presentations, a special group of judges are designated to judge and identify the top three individual speakers from each division. Marshall Clark was awarded first place in the Design-Build Division of the competition and Joseph Khaled was awarded third place in the Commercial Building Division of the competition.


Outstanding Student for Fall 2012, Casey Pyle

Outstanding Student for Fall 2012, Casey Pyle

Casey Pyle is the recipient of the CEET Outstanding Student Award from the graduating class of Fall 2012.


Outstanding Student for Spring 2012, Jenson Rawley-Whitaker

Outstanding Student for Spring 2012, Jenson Rawley-Whitaker

(Click on photo at left for larger image - Left to Right in photo) Steve Thomas, CEET Industrial Advisory Board President; Jenson Rawley-Whitaker, Spring 2012 outstanding student; and Dr. William R. Burkett, chair of the department.


Outstanding Student for Spring 2011, Gavin Carr

Outstanding Student for Spring 2011, Gavin Carr

(Click on photo at left for larger image - Left to Right in photo) Keith McAuliffe, CEET IAB member; Gavin Carr, Spring 2011 outstanding student; and Dr. William R. Burkett, chair of the Department of Construction Engineering and Engineering Technology.


Outstanding Student for Fall 2011, Hunter Massucci

Outstanding Student for Fall 2011, Hunter Massucci

(Click on photo at left for larger image - Left to Right in photo) Steve Steinheimer, CEET Industrial Advisory Board member, and Hunter Massucci, Fall 2011 outstanding construction engineering and engineering technology student.


2009 Distinguished Engineer, Shelby Johnson

2009 Distinguished Engineer, Shelby Johnson

Shelby Johnson is recognized as Distinguished Engineer for Spring 2009. Provost Robert Smith and Dean Pamela Eibeck award the honor to Shelby, a 1986 Construction Technology (CTEC) graduate.


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