The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina

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Civil Engineering Awards and Distinctions

2016

The Citadel was a finalist for the 2016 Robert Ridgeway Student Chapter Award, being named one of the top 5 Student Chapters, selected from 339 American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapters across the U.S. and 12 countries.

The Citadel competed in the 2016 National Concrete Canoe Competition.  The Citadel canoe "The Force" was one of only 21 teams out of 200 across the nation that got to compete.  The team finished 9th in Final Product, 11th in Design Paper, 12th in Oral Presentation, and 14th Overall.  

2016 ASCE Carolinas Conference, North Carolina A&T 
1st place: Concrete Canoe (Women's Endurance)
1st place: Concrete Canoe (Men's Endurance)
1st place: Concrete Canoe (Women's Sprint)
1st place: Concrete Canoe (Coed Sprint)
1st place: Concete Canoe Design Paper
1st place: Concrete Canoe Final Product
1st place: Concrete Canoe Overall
1st place: Mead Paper Competition
1st place: Surveying Elevation
2nd place: Concrete Canoe Oral Presentation 
2nd place: Concrete Canoe (Men's Sprint)
3rd place: Surveying Overall Competition 

2ND PLACE OVERALL


2015

Ridgeway Award Recipient for Best ASCE Chapter Nationwide
2015 ASCE Region 4 - Distinguished Chapter
ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition Qualifier 

2015 ASCE Carolinas Conference, Georgia Tech 
1st place: Concrete Canoe Overall
1st place: Concrete Canoe Presentation
1st place: Mead Paper Competition
2nd place: Concrete Canoe (Men's Sprint)

3RD PLACE OVERALL


2014

Ridgeway Award Recipient for Best ASCE Chapter Nationwide
Participant in 23rd National Steel Bridge Building Competition

2014 ASCE Carolinas Conference, The Citadel 
1st place: Concrete Canoe Oral Presentation
1st place: Geotechnical Design Competition
1st place: Surveying Competition
1st place: Freshmore Challenge
1st place: Steel Bridge Stiffness
1st place: Steel Bridge Display
2nd place: ASCE/ASIC Steel Bridge Competition Overall
2nd place: Steel Bridge Economy
2nd place: Steel Bridge Efficiency 
2nd place: Quiz Bowl
2nd place: Daniel W. Mead Paper Competition
2nd place: Concrete Canoe (Women's Endurance)
2nd place: Concrete Canoe (Men's Endurance)
2nd place: Concrete Canoe (Men's Sprint)
2nd place: Concrete Canoe Final Product
3rd place: Steel Bridge Construction Speed
3rd place: Steel Bridge Lightness

1ST PLACE OVERALL


2013

Ridgeway Award Recipient for Best ASCE Chapter Nationwide
Participant in 22nd National Steel Bridge Building Competition

2013 ASCE Carolinas Conference, University of South Carolina
1st place: Tug of War (Men's)
1st place: Mead Paper
1st place: Transportation
1st place: Concrete Canoe Design Paper
1st place: Concrete Canoe Oral Presentation
2nd place: Concrete Canoe Final Product
2nd place: Concrete Canoe Overall
3rd place: Environmental
3rd place: Quiz Bowl

1ST PLACE OVERALL


2012

Ridgeway Award Recipient for Best ASCE Chapter Nationwide
Participant in 21st National Steel Bridge Building Competition

2012 ASCE Carolinas Conference, Clemson University 
1st place: Surveying Competition
2nd place: Mead Paper
2nd place (3 way tie): Geotechnical Competition
3rd place: Steel Bridge
3rd place: Transportation Competition
3rd place: Quiz Bowl

Winner of the "Dr. David M. Bayer Sportsmanship Award"

3RD PLACE OVERALL


2011

1st Place – Richard J. Scanton Outstanding Community Service Award
Top 7 – Ridgeway Award Finalist for Best ASCE Chapter Nationwide
ASCE Region 4 - Distinguished Chapter Recipient
Participant in 20th National Steel Bridge Building Competition
ASCE South Carolina Section Outstanding Service Award - Given to the Chapter for it's Battery to Beach Project

2011 ASCE Carolinas Conference, North Carolina State University 
1st place: Transportation Competition
1st place: Mystery event
1st place: AutoCAD Competition
2nd place: Construction Competition
2nd place: Tug-of-War Competition
3rd place: T-Shirt design

3RD PLACE OVERALL

2010

1st Place – Richard J. Scanton Outstanding Community Service Award
Top 7 – Ridgeway Award Finalist for Best ASCE Chapter Nationwide
Participant in 19th National Steel Bridge Building Competition

2010 ASCE Carolinas Conference, Duke University 
1st place: Environmental Competition
1st place: Quiz Bowl
1st place: Service Project
2nd place: T-shirt design
2nd place: Steel Bridge Competition
3rd place: Balsawood Bridge Competition
4th place: Concrete Canoe Competition

1ST PLACE OVERALL


 

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