Building Science Team Places Third in National Healthcare Competition

The student team from the McWhorter School of Building Science placed third in the national/open healthcare competition hosted by the Great Lakes Region (Region 3) of the Associated Schools of Construction in Chicago, IL, October 17-18. The Auburn Building Science team of seniors Jake Gattis, Tim Murphy, Tim Busby, Trey Heavlin, Kyle Wortendyke and Andrew Carroll were coached by Building Science professors Paul Holley and Mike Thompson. The healthcare competition involved a complex renovation/addition to the Northwestern University teaching hospital in Chicago and was moderated by Turner Construction’s Chicago office. The team placed third overall behind the University of California-Sacramento and Purdue University.