Kansas State University team places second at regional construction competition
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015
MANHATTAN — A student competition team from Kansas State University's architectural engineering and construction science department brought home the second place award in the design-build division from the Region IV Associated Schools of Construction 2015 Student Competition, Oct. 21-24, in Nebraska City, Nebraska.
Representing the university in the design-build division was the team of Jordan Heinen, Axtell; Noah Easterling, Lansing; Elias Grant, Salina; Daniel Vogt, Sedgwick; and Ross Henry, Seneca — all construction science majors; and Jacob Lengquist, architectural engineering, Olathe. The team was coached by Ray Buyle, associate professor in the department and regional coordinator of the design-build division.
The architectural engineering and construction science department also had teams competing in the commercial construction division, coached by Katie Loughmiller, instructor; and in the heavy highway division, coached by Jim Goddard, professor and regional coordinator of the heavy highway division. In addition, Tom Logan, associate professor, served as regional coordinator of the commercial division of the competition.
The Associated Schools of Construction student competition is conducted annually for the 18 universities from the seven states of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota represented by Region IV.