Tarleton ASCE chapter takes honors at annual competition in Arlington


Tuesday, March 31, 2020

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — The Tarleton State University American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter took honors in four categories March 7 at  the 2020 Texas-Mexico ASCE Student Competitions in Arlington.

The Tarleton team placed second in surveying, third in the concrete bowling ball challenge and third in research poster/presentation, plus earned the Spirit of the Competition award with its concrete canoe.

The surveying team, captained by Bryan Tierce, includes Amanda King, Terry Barrow and Dominique Revada. Jaryd Domine heads the research team. Kristoffer Oropeza is captain of the concrete Frisbee team, and the concrete bowling ball team consists of captain Karina Borisova and Bethany Leamons.

Tarleton’s concrete canoe team members are captains Jennifer Villareal and Lera Henderson, Bethany Leamons, Blake Dunahoo, Jonathan Minck, Kassandra Castrillo, Karina Borisova, Kristoffer Oropeza, Taylor Polk and Terry Barrow.

The 2020 event and the annual Student Symposium were hosted by the ASCE and Chi Epsilon student chapters at UT Arlington.

The Student Symposium merges the Texas-Mexico Student Conference’s concrete canoe student competition and a variety of other student competitions, a career fair and seminars into one event.

The symposium includes seminars on technical topics and power skills that support the transition from the learning environment to the professional arena.

Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.

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A founding member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton State is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 16,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.