Four California high schools running the Building Industry Technology Academy (BITA) competed in the Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange Education Foundation (SRBXEF) two-day challenge to design and build a 96 square-foot structure.
Student teams gathered at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento on May 10th and 11th to compete in this fun but rigorous learning experience that also promotes career awareness in the construction trades.
Architectural Award, SAVA Charter School
Best of Show, Burbank High School BITA Program
Architectural Award, William Daylor High School
Best of Show, Cordova High School BITA Program – Red team
OPEN AND TRADITIONAL:
Team Safety Award, Wheatland High School BITA Program
Wayne Johnson Safety Person of the Year, Robert Martin, Winters High School
Rookie Team of the Year, Cosumnes Oaks High School
Congratulations to all winning and participating teams! This challenge was no easy feat.
We need our industry to help continue the success of the local BITA programs, the instructors and students. To learn how you can support the BITA program, please contact Jill Herman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) is a dedicated contributor to educational advancements through the distribution of scholarships, grants and promotion of certification programs. Click here to learn more about CHF and the BITA program.
Click here to read the full press release by CBIA.