Penn State students win overall at civil engineering symposium

Penn State teams placed in several categories, will advance to national competition

May 8, 2023

By Sarah Small

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State civil engineering students placed first overall for the 2023 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Mid-Atlantic West Symposium, with multiple Penn State teams placing in several categories. The symposium was held April 13-15 and co-hosted by Penn State Harrisburg and York College of Pennsylvania. The teams were invited to advance to the society-wide finals held June 10-12 at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. 

Founded in 1852, the ASCE is the oldest national engineering society in the United States, established with the mission to “disseminate information among engineers who were building the roads, canals, bridges and railroads of a young nation,” according to the society. The ASCE student competitions take place at regional spring symposia intended to offer professional development opportunities, with the winners of select competitions being invited to the ASCE Civil Engineering Student Championships.

Penn State winners:

Team members: Alex Bohlin, Abigail Bellina, Adam Fisher, Addie Douglas, Aidan O'Connor, Alex Classon, Brian Whiteford, Connor Looper, Eli Wetzel, Evan Brabson, Frances Schoenfeldt, Godwin Vattappily, Hayden Slingland, Jacob Carnovale, Jacob Singer, Katharine Hibbs, Keida Mcelroy, Maggie Tadlock, Matthew Geib, Nick Weber, Nick Schnelbach, Paul McKenzie, Paul Gresco, Rhilley Cummings, Roy Delevan, William Flounders, Aidan Steininger

A group of students stands in front of a Penn State Harrisburg sign

Team members: Nick Bello, Aidan Steininger, Elizabeth Katulka, Jack Hurley, Bret Leskinen, Kevin Harding, Mike Price, Nick Gavran, Stephen Marozzi, Evan Brabson, James Rainey, Alex Krist, Matt Spaulding, Nick Edelman

A group of students stands in front of a Penn State Harrisburg sign

Team members: Thomas Perun, Jason Seeger, Matthew Geib, Nicholas Gavran, Matthew Hallissey, Chase Ziegler, Curtis Kinzel, Bridget Rengers, Tobey Field, Mason Edwards, Jared Bodisch, Andrew Zabriskie, Lacey Fink

A group of students stands in front of a Penn State Harrisburg sign

Recipient: Jodi Patterson



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