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Owen recognized by national architecture group

Jenny Owen, former Executive Director of the Mississippi State Board of Architecture, is the 2018 recipient of the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards’ (CLARB) Presidential Recognition Award for leadership shown within the Member Board Executive (MBE) community to advance the mission of the organization. While serving as Executive Director for the Mississippi State Board of Architecture, which also regulates ...

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Will Townes joins Beard+Riser Architects

Beard + Riser Architects recently announced that Will Townes, AIA, LEED AP has joined the firm in its Oxford office as a Project Architect. A native of Louisville, Ky., Townes graduated from the Louisville Collegiate School, received a Bachelor of Philosophy degree from Washington & Lee University and earned a Master of Architecture degree from Virginia Tech University. A licensed ...

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TOP OF HIS GAME — Cleveland native Bentley Tibbs a top single-family home architect in Dallas

By BECKY GILLETTE Cleveland native Bentley Tibbs, AIA, grew up in Cleveland and spent a lot of his childhood on the family farm 20 miles away called Hushpuckena. He and his brothers still have the farm, but Tibbs lives and works in Dallas, Texas, where he is a prominent single-family home architect. After high school, Tibbs started out at Rhodes ...

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BRICK BY BRICK — MSU architecture juniors take first in national masonry competition

A custom-brick project designed by a team of three Mississippi State architecture students recently won first place in a national masonry competition. Junior Baron O. Necaise of Gulfport presented his team’s “The Pulse” brick design at the National Concrete Masonry Association 2018 Midyear Meeting in Chicago in early August. Teammates included juniors Madison C. Holbrook of Steens and McKenzie R. ...

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ACEC/MS, installs new 2018-2019 officers

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Mississippi (ACEC/MS) has installed their new officers for 2018-2019. Their new president, Allen Scott, is with Engineering Service in Rich-land. He is a 1979 graduate of Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering and later obtained a Master of Science Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, also from ...

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Machado Patano’s Hemenway passes architect exam

Vanessa Hemenway Vanessa J. Hemenway of M|P Design Group passed the final Architect Registration Examination. Hemenway received her BArch Architecture from Mississippi State University in 2013, and joined M|P Design Group in 2013. Since being employed at Machado | Patano, Hemenway has worked in several sectors from Education, Medical, Municipal, Federal, Commercial Retail & Industrial Facilities. Some of the notable ...

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Hibbett Neel earns highest honor from Institute of Transportation Engineers

Neel-Schaffer co-founder and President W. Hibbett Neel, PE, was honored by the Institute of Transportation Engineers when he was named an Honorary Member of the international organization. Selected for honorary membership late last year, Neel was officially honored on August 21 of this year during ITE’s annual International Meeting in Minneapolis. Honorary Membership is the highest recognition of notable and ...

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Ed Everitt joins Neel-Schaffer as general counsel

Ed Everitt Neel-Schaffer, Inc., recently announced that Jackson native Ed Everitt has joined the firm as General Counsel. Everitt has practiced law for 12 years, the last seven as in-house Counsel for one of the nation’s largest construction and engineering firms. Before going in-house, Everitt practiced construction litigation for one of the pre-eminent law firms in the Southeast. Everitt has ...

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Clements joins Neel-Schaffer as a senior engineer

Wade Clements Neel-Schaffer, Inc., recently announced that Wade Clements, PE, has joined the firm as a Senior Engineer in the company’s East Region. Clements joins Neel-Schaffer with 25-plus years of experience in highway construction and maintenance with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Clements will provide project management and business development services throughout Neel-Schaffer’s Eastern Region footprint. A registered Professional Engineer in ...

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