Western Kentucky University civil engineering students won several first-place awards during the American Society of Civil Engineers, Ohio Valley Student Conference.
WKU concrete canoe team members include Jacob Riggs of Upton.
In the concrete canoe competition, WKU placed third in overall performance, second in design paper, second in final product, first in men’s slalom/endurance race, first in women’s slalom/endurance race, first in men’s sprint race, first in women’s sprint race and first in co-ed sprint race.
In the environmental competition, WKU placed first in overall performance, first in overall effluent and second in technical paper review.
WKU’s Department of Engineering hosted the regional competition April 2-4.