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Award Nominations

Award Nominations

Each year, the Texas Section presents awards to deserving individuals in the Section or the community—nominated by their peers in recognition of their service. You can select a coworker, friend, or colleague you think deserves special recognition.

To submit a nomination, complete this form with a brief statement of the nominee’s qualifications. The deadline for nominations is May 1, 2024.

The Honors Committee will review all nominations and present a list of the qualified candidates to the Board of Direction for selection. Unless otherwise indicated, awards are presented yearly at the Texas Civil Engineering Conference (CECON).

View a list of past award recipients here. Texas Section President, Past Presidents, Society-level officers, and past Society-level officers shall not be eligible to receive the Professional Service Award and/or the Professional Service to Students Award. A PDF version of the nomination form can be found here.

2024 ASCE Texas Section Annual Award Nomination Form

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Select the award you wish to nominate a candidate
Award of Honor
The Award of Honor was established by the Texas Section – ASCE to be presented to a limited number of members of the Texas Section “in recognition of service to the Texas Section and outstanding professional achievement in civil engineering.”
Professional Service Award
This award is conferred on a subscribing member of the Texas Section for meritorious service to the Texas Section and to one or more of the Section’s Branches upon recommendations of the Honors Committee.
History and Heritage Award
This award is presented to an individual (not necessarily a member of the Texas Section) or Branch for making special contributions to recording and/or recognizing the history and heritage of civil engineering in Texas.
Service to People Award
This award is presented to a civil engineer (not necessarily a member of the Texas Section) who has distinguished himself or herself with special service to people. The award is intended to recognize civil engineers who bring credit to their profession through community activities that are visible to the general public.
Professional Service to Students Award
This Award was established by the Texas Section Board of Directors in October 1999. It is conferred on a subscribing member of the Texas Section for meritorious service to the Texas Section through service to one or more of the Texas/Mexico Regional Conference’s Student Chapters (Clubs).
Government Civil Engineer Award
This award is conferred on a subscribing member of the Texas Section employed by a governmental organization for meritorious service to the Texas Section and to one or more of the Section’s Branches.
John A. Focht, Jr. Citizen Engineer Award
This Award was established by the Texas Section Board of Directors on October 11, 1990 to recognize John A. Focht, Jr.’s outstanding and continued dedication to the Texas Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Mr. Focht has served as Section Past President and Board Member, ASCE District Director, and Vice President and President of National ASCE. He originated the concept of encouraging members to become better citizen engineers.