CoSci students earn top honors for contest plans, presentations

Austin O'Neal

Texas A&M [construction science] ( students netted two first place honors at a February 19 undergraduate construction management competition in Dallas hosted by the [Associated Schools of Construction] ( and [TEXO] ( , an organization of North and East Texas general contractors.

In the contest, staged at the Dallas’ Crowne Plaza hotel, Texas A&M students created and presented a winning proposal for the construction of a Dallas office building.

Their commercial building division entry, which included a written proposal, project schedule, a quality assurance plan and measures to comply with client requests, was created by Jackson Bailey, Austin Beale, Jack Grove, Kaleb McConnell, Dillon Menville and Marcus Sydow.

The team presented its proposal to a jury of representatives from Brasfield & Gorrie, a general contractor and member of Texas A&M’s [Construction Industry Advisory Council] ( .

In the heavy civil division, Austin O’Neal earned the Best Presenter Award. He and his group presented a project to upgrade a Dallas water treatment facility.

Texas A&M’s students competed against their peers in ASC’s Region 5, which includes universities in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.

Richard Nira

posted March 19, 2018