Students from Colorado State University’s Department of Construction Management are continuing their winning ways, earning two awards at the Associated Schools of Construction competition held Feb. 6-9 in Sparks, Nevada, and one team award at the Roofing Alliance Construction Management Student Competition, in Nashville, Tennessee.
The CM department sent more than 80 students and faculty advisers to the ASC event, which brings together more than 1,470 students on 197 teams representing 53 universities and 21 states. CSU students showcased their knowledge, creativity and presentation skills, fielding teams in 11 categories: Commercial, Concrete Solutions, Design-Build, Electrical, Heavy Civil, Integrated Project, Mechanical, Mixed Use, Preconstruction, Sustainability, and Virtual Design and Construction.
Two team awards in ASC Competition
The CSU teams brought home two team awards, two individual awards, and one alternate award from the Region 6 and Open competitions. The Heavy Civil Team earned first place out of 14 teams.
The Mixed-Use Team earned second place in its competition, with Melanie Eoff of the Mixed-Use Team capturing the MVP title in that competition.
Two additional CM students earned individual honors. Roberto Razo of the Electrical Team earned second place in the Alternate Competition. Austin Allen won Best Presenter in the Commercial Competition.
Roofing team takes second place
The CSU Roofing Team earned second place at the Roofing Alliance Construction Management Student Competition, which was celebrating its fifth year of competition. Finalist teams competed on Feb. 12 at the Music City Center in Nashville as part of the 2019 International Roofing Expo.
This year’s competition was the largest to date, with 11 teams from universities across the nation competing for the five finalist positions. The construction management student competition is designed to test the students on their roofing knowledge, project management capabilities and presentation skills.