ASCE News 03-30-2015

The final round for the 2015 ASCE West Point Bridge Competition has finished.

A big thank you goes out to the students (and all who encouraged and supported them), ASCE volunteers, Engineering Encounters, and the sponsors (Resource Concepts, Inc. (RCI)RO AndersonLumos Engineering and the ASCE Nevada Section) for making this all possible. See the results below:

Name School Bridge Cost Prize
1st Aaron Dayton High $179,900.46 $150
2nd Andrew Dayton Inter. $189,187.73 $100
3rd Carlos Douglas High $191,407.09 $75


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ASCE News 03-12-2015

The first round for the 2015 ASCE West Point Bridge Competition has finished and below are the winners from the schools that have competed and will receive $50:

School Student(s)
Dayton High Aaron
Dayton Intermediate Andrew/Madsen
Carson High Ethan
Carson Middle Tristan
Douglas High Carlos
Bethlehem Lutheran Mark
Silver State Charter School Josh/Cody
Pau-Wa-Lu Middle Grace
Jacobsen High Tyler/Christian
George Whittell High Justin/Robert
Fernley High Ian/Gabriel

There is still the final round for a chance to win even more.

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ASCE News 03-02-2015

The ASCE Nevada Capital Branch will be hosting the annual local West Point Bridge Design Contest in Carson City, NV. The purpose of this event is to help make students more familiar and interested in engineering.

west-point-bridge-competitionThis contest involves designing the most cost-effective bridge that is capable of supporting a live load. Students design this bridge utilizing a free and downloadable software program. There is no cost to enter and students can participate on their own time. The local contest begins in February and ends Friday, March 6, 2015 at midnight. Winners from each school will receive cash prizes. The winner from each school will also move forward to a final round on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Carson City. The final round will yield 3 winners.

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ASCE News 04-05-2014

Congratulations and thank you to Mark Johnson our new President for the 2014-2015 term.

2014-0405-asce wpbdcCongratulations to Aaron Galloway from Dayton High School for claiming the grand prize in the Final Round of the Local 2014 West Point Bridge Design Contest. Featured in the picture are the students that competed in the final round of the contest as well as ASCE volunteers.