Students win awards at national, regional competitions
Several students and student groups have won awards at regional and national competitions during the past few months.
College of Technology students won seven awards at the 15th annual Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Collegiate Conference this past spring. Awards include:
Network Design (50 teams)
- 1st place team: Christine Baadsgaard and Nicholas Barber
- 2nd place team: Ben Peterson and Lloyd Branch
- Honorable mention team: Jared Parrish and John Pennington
- Honorable Mention team: Zach Savage and Scott Brookie
Database Design (55 teams)
- 1st place team: Jason Flittner and Rachel Kennett
Graphic Communications (17 teams)
- 2nd place team: Scott Brookie and Qing Zhao
Systems Analysis and Design (38 teams)
- Honorable mention team: Stephanie Semmel and David Bednarski
The Student Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) won second place overall in the Construction Management Competition during the ABC National Convention in February. They also placed second in estimating.
The students competed in the estimating of the project, project management plan, and safety programs for the construction of a 23-story hotel. The students defended their solutions before a panel of contractors and owners of the project. Team members were Ryan White, Jon Scheidt, Ben Huckstep, and Chris Gushurst.
Building Construction Management students won a first place award in the commercial division of the Region Three Associated Schools of Construction estimating competition in October 2009.
Magesh Chandramouli was named the Region Three winner of the 2010 William E. Warner Graduate Research Award, offered by Epsilon Pi Tau, an academic and professional honors group for technology programs. The award recognizes students who produce exemplary projects and research.