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ABC Merit Awards

The Mississippi State University School of Architecture has completed judging the entries and has named the following winners in the 2009 Merit Awards Competition:

Commercial ($25-$99M)

Harrell Contracting Group —  The Pinnacle at Jackson Place


Commercial ($5-10M)

Carothers Construction Inc. — Mission Support Complex, Phase I


Commercial ($2-5M)

White Construction Company —Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, LLC


Law Offices – Commercial (Less than $2M)

Mid State Construction Company — Trace Colony Office Building


Historical Restoration (Less than $2M)

Burks-Mordecai Builders Inc. — The Ritz Theater and Conference Center


Industrial ($25-99M)

JESCO Inc. — PACCAR Engine Manufacturing Plant


Industrial ($15-25M)

Roy Anderson Corp — Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (Renovations of Bays 1, 2 & 5)


Industrial ($5-15M)

Chris Albritton Construction Co. Inc.—  New Hatchery for PECO FOODS Inc.


Industrial (Less than $2M)

H. M. Williams Construction Inc. — Itawamba Community College Bus Shop


Infrastructure (Heavy)

W. G. Yates & Sons Construction Co. — Highway 90 Reconstruction


Institutional ($25-99M)

Roy Anderson Corp — Harrison County High Schools

Harrell Contracting Group — South Residential College


Institutional ($10-25M)

Hanco Corporation — Petal Primary School and Petal High School Softball Complex

Hanco Corporation — William Carey University, Tradition Campus


Institutional ($5-10M)

JESCO Inc. — Templeton Academic Center


Institutional (less than $5M)

Mid State Construction — Physical Education Facility & Dobyns Hall, Mississippi School for the Blind/Mississippi School for the Deaf


Pre-Engineered Building (More than $2M)

Malouf Construction, LLC — Saint Anthony Catholic School


Renovation (Less than $2M)

Burks-Mordecai Builders Inc. — Café Ritz

Drace Construction Corp — Long Beach Boys Locker Room Expansion


Other Construction

W. G. Yates & Sons Construction Co. — Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center


Out of State Project (More than $100M)

W. G. Yates & Sons Construction Co. — Turquoise Place Condominiums


Out of State Commercial ($5-10M)

Anco Construction Co. — Comfort Suites


Out of State Historical Restoration ($10-99M)

Carothers Construction Inc. — Battle Seminar Facility


Out of State Industrial (Less than $2million)

Ergon Maintenance Services — Polymer Plant Construction in Bainbridge, Ga.


Out of State institutional ($10-25M)

Carothers Construction Inc. — Design/Build Customs and Border


Electrical: Commercial ($2-10M)

Moses Electric Inc. — Baptist West Tower Expansion

Adco Electric Inc. — Riverwalk Hotel, Casino and Convention Center

Kirkman Construction, LLC — West Harrison County High School & Athletic Facilities


Electrical: Commercial (Less than $2million)

Robinson Electric Co. Inc. — B. B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center

Synergy Electric Inc. — Southern States Utility Trailer


Electrical: Industrial ($2-10M)

Moses Electric Inc. — Composite Manufacturing Facility Bay 2 & 5 Modifications


Mechanical: Commercial ($2-10M)

Ivey Mechanical Company, LLC — Residential Colleges Phase I

Upchurch Plumbing Inc. — University of MS Coulter Hall Renovations Phase 1A


Mechanical: Commercial (Less than $2M)

Upchurch Plumbing Inc. — H.V.A.C. Renovations to Whitten Middle School

J. L. Roberts Mechanical — St. Anthony Catholic School


Mechanical: All Other Projects

Upchurch Plumbing Inc. — CCA-Adams County



F. L. Crane & Sons Inc. —Healthworks

Mandal’s Inc. — Ocean Science Laboratory



F. L. Crane & Sons Inc. — Healthworks

F. L. Crane & Sons Inc. — Templeton Academic Center

Commercial Flooring — West Tower, Mississippi Baptist Medical Center



H. M. Williams Construction Inc. — Market Place Hardscape

Hill Country Landscaping — St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church


Out of State Project: Exteriors

Glass Inc. — Turquoise Place II

E. Cornell Malone Corporation — Wind Creek Casino


Out of State Project: Interiors

Aladdin Construction Co. Inc. — Wind Creek Casino & Hotel


Out of State Project: Other Specialty


Burkhalter Rigging Inc. — Hunt Oil/Hydro Cracking Reactor



Steel Service Corporation — Mercato


Out of State Project: Mechanical – Commercial ($2-10M)

Upchurch Plumbing Inc. — Grant Casino


In addition …

The following companies received Honorable Mentions:

ADCO Electric Inc.

Aladdin Construction Co. Inc.

Carothers Construction Inc.

Commercial Flooring Inc.

Drace Construction Corp.

F. L. Crane & Sons Inc.

Glass Inc.

H. M. Williams Construction Inc.

Harrell Contracting Group

Ivey Mechanical Company, LLC

J. L. Roberts Mechanical Inc.

Malouf Construction, LLC

Mid State Construction

Moses Electric Inc.

Roy Anderson Corp

Steel Service Corporation

W. G. Yates & Sons Construction Company

White Construction Co.


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