Alumni News

Branden Smile, a Civil and Construction Engineering Technology major at Youngstown State University, participated in the 12th Annual Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania Estimating Competition.  Branden is a 2020 graduate of Conneaut High School.

Branden was among 15 students in YSU's Civil and Construction Engineering Technology program participating in the competition in Moser Hall on the YSU campus.

The students were tasked with estimating the cost to construct an actual project. This year's assignment was estimating the Builders Association of Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania's new office building. The project consisted of the construction of new offices and meeting rooms that the Builders use to conduct business with the skilled trades used in construction.