Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 2 has announced the results of its Spring 2021 Student Competition. Region 2 covers eight states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee.
This year’s competition – a Virtual Challenge for the first time – kicked off on Thursday, February 11. A total of 24 student teams competed in five categories. Each category had a designated sponsor from the construction industry that provided the project and problem statement, as well as mentorship. Winners were announced during an online awards ceremony held on February 18.
Commercial – Sponsored by Holder Construction.
1st – UNC Charlotte
2nd – Virginia Tech
3rd – University of Florida
Heavy Civil – Sponsored by Kiewit.
1st – University of Puerto Rico
2nd – UNC Charlotte
3rd – Auburn University
Design-Build – Sponsored by A M King.
1st – Auburn University (team pictured above).
2nd – Seminole State
Concrete Problem (Open to schools outside of Region 2) – Sponsored by Baker Concrete.
1st – Virginia Tech
2nd – Clemson University
3rd – Sacramento State University
Construction Risk & Finance – Sponsored by Brasfield & Gorrie.
1st – Auburn
2nd – University of Florida
ASC Region 2 Director, James G. Sullivan, Ph.D., Rinker School of Construction Management at the University of Florida.
ASC Assistant Region 2 Director, John Hildreth, Ph.D., Kimmel School of Construction Management at Western Carolina University.
The Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) is the professional association of construction educators and industry practitioners working together for the development and advancement of construction education. It promotes the sharing of ideas and knowledge and inspires, guides and promotes excellence in curricula, teaching, research and service. There are 143 four-year Construction Management programs of member universities and nine two-year member schools. Graduates from these institutions fill entry-level positions as project engineers, estimators, safety managers, superintendents, BIM managers, preconstruction, document control and communication positions, schedulers, etc.