|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT: Charlotte Norgaard|
|Date: Nov. 6, 2015||(847) 493-7548|
The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress Sponsors Second Annual Construction Management Student Competition
Rosemont, Ill.The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress is accepting entries for its second annual Construction Management Student Competition, a hallmark competition that promotes careers in roofing industry management that will culminate with presentations at the 2016 International Roofing Expo.®
Teams from undergraduate colleges and universities wishing to participate in the competition must submit an Intent to Compete form and additional documentation via email by Nov. 13, 2015.
In addition to providing a significant learning opportunity, the Alliance's 2016 Construction Management Student Competition fosters an environment that is meant to bring out the best in each team; encourage dialogue among the students; and foster team spirit as students rise to meet the challenge.
Teams from each competing school will be presented with a problem statementthey will be asked to bid on installing a roof system on the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando. Each team must research the project, review the plans and specifications, and assemble a full estimate and proposal to a qualified bid package.
A roofing contractor company will be assigned to each team to serve as an industry mentor.
Oral presentations will take place Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 from 7:45 to 11:15 a.m. at NRCA's 129th Annual Convention and the 2016 International Roofing Expo (IRE) at the Orange County Convention Center.
The winning team will receive a $5,000 L.B. Conway scholarship for the winning school, a team trophy and individual awards; and recognition in a press release, in Professional Roofing magazine and on the Alliance's website.
For more information about the Alliance student competition, contact Bennett Judson, the Alliance's executive director, at (847) 323-9545, ext. 7513 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Roofing Industry Alliance for Progress was established within the National Roofing Foundation (NRF) to create an endowment fund to serve as a highly focused resource for the roofing industry and its customers. The Alliance's objectives are to conduct research and education projects that support high-quality programs for roofing contractors; ensure timely and forward-thinking industry responses to major economic and technological issues; and enhance the long-term viability and attractiveness of the industry to roofing workers. The Alliance also reaches out to the roofing community and its members and helps fund efforts dedicated to good works and charitable giving. More information about the Alliance is available at www.roofingindustryalliance.net.