Natalie Franz, the Department of Construction
2006 Outstanding Graduate, won the 2006 Allhands Essay Contest
sponsored by Associated General Contractors of America. Her winning
essay explored the evolution of design documents for a construction
project. The award includes a $1,000 cash prize and an all-expense-paid
trip to the AGC national meeting in March.
Franz is currently working as an estimator in the Fort Worth
headquarters of History Maker Homes, a fast growing, privately
owned family business that builds affordable homes in the Dallas-Ft.
James L. Allhands, a founding member of the Associated General
Contractors of America, was a prolific writer of construction-related
books who wanted his work continued by today’s students.
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