Ohio student team wins 2011 AEM Construction Challenge teen competition
The Construction Challenge offers a chance for students, teachers, parents and community leaders to learn more about the construction industry and the need for skilled employees to deal with infrastructure problems such as crumbling bridges, overcrowded roadways and aging water and wastewater systems. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that employment in the construction industry is projected to increase by 1.3 million jobs by 2018.
2011 Construction Challenge Results
1st Place – Miami Valley Career Technology Center, Clayton, Ohio, sponsored by Ohio CAT.
2nd Place – Pearce and Richardson High Schools, Dallas, Texas, sponsored by Kobelco Cranes North America.
3rd Place – Creekview, R.L. Turner and Newman Smith High Schools, Carrollton, Texas, sponsored by Liebherr.
Road Rumble Challenge Winners
1st Place – Pearce and Richardson High Schools, Dallas, Texas, sponsored by Kobelco Cranes North America.
2nd Place – Bartlett High School, Bartlett, Illinois, sponsored by Volvo Construction Equipment.
3rd Place – Creekview, R.L. Turner and Newman Smith High Schools, Carrollton, Texas, sponsored by Liebherr
H2Oh Yeah! Challenge Winners
1st Place – Chippewa Falls Senior High School, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, sponsored by Astec Industries.
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