Achievement in Civil Engineering (ACE) Awards


The 12th Annual Achievement in Civil Engineering (ACE) Awards will be held at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The ACE Awards commend projects on which significant engineering expertise or innovation was exhibited by Connecticut Engineers and especially CSCE members. The ACE Awards distinguish the projects, and thereby honor the overall contributions of numerous engineers and other team members. CSCE invites engineering firms to submit an application by March 31st and participate in this Awards event where CSCE will honor the design and construction achievements of Connecticut Civil Engineers. 

2019 ACE Awards Project Application

Nominations for the following ASCE Connecticut Section Individual Civil Engineering Awards are also due by March 31st

Benjamin Wright Award Civil Engineer of the Year (Public or Private) Young Civil Engineer of the Year (Public or Private) Civil Engineering Educator of the Year Employer of the Year

2019 Individual Civil Engineering Award Nomination Form

These awards will be presented at the ACE Awards on May 21, 2019, and will recognize ASCE/CSCE members for their outstanding contributions to the Civil Engineering profession. 

Benjamin Wright Award


The Benjamin Wright Award is given annually by the Connecticut Society of Civil Engineers Section to a Connecticut Civil Engineer who has demonstrated outstanding practice throughout his or her career, and made significant contributions to Civil Engineering. CSCE was proud to present the 2018 Benjamin Wright Award to Randy States, P.E.

Past Recipients of Benjamin Wright Award

1980       Edward Gant                 

1981       Charles Cahn

1982       Clarence Dunham

1983       Arthur Sweeton

1984       Norman Nadel

1985       Victor Scottron

1986       Morton Fine                        

1987       Wilbur Widmer    

1988       Philip Burton

1989       Jack Stephens                     

1990       Philip Keene                       

1991       E. Russell Johnston

1992       Frank J. Zamecnik             

1993       Herbert S. Levinson           

1994       Morris Schupack

1995       Charles H. Thornton          

1996       Earl R. Howard   

1997       Eugene D. Jones

1998       Charles Rejcha   

1999       Robert O. Disque

2000       John Lenard

2001       Remy Papp                           

2002       Kenneth Gibble  

2003       Roald Haestad

2004       Paul Carver                         

2005       Roger S. Chapman             

2006       Stanley Bemben

2007       Howard L. Epstein

2008       John P. Dugan

2009       William D. O'Neill

2010       Clarence Welti

2011       George Torello

2015       James Byrnes

2016       Lawrence Johnsen

2017       Peter Heynen

2018       Randall States


Student Awards (Due Date: March 1st)


CSCE's Civil Engineering/Construction Scholarship assists Connecticut residents in civil engineering or construction-related programs. Please click here for more information.


CSCE's Civil Engineering/Civil Technology Student Scholarship provides an incentive award that is within the reach of every average, hard working civil engineering student. Please click here for more information.

$$ Outstanding Civil Engineering Student Award $$

CSCE recognizes outstanding civil engineering students in ASCE Student Chapters in Connecticut. Please click here for more information. 


For Kids, Parents and Teachers 

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