M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management
Construction Hall of Fame
The goal of the Construction Hall of Fame is to select and honor men and women who have truly distinguished themselves in the construction profession. Qualifications for Nomination:
The nominee is to be someone who is truly outstanding in construction. He or she need not be a graduate of BCN.
Only members of the Construction Hall of Fame and Chair, Vice Chair, and Executive Director of the BCN Advisory Council Executive Committee can nominate and vote for those persons to receive the award. Anyone can recommend someone to a member but the nomination must be by a member of the Construction Hall of Fame or BCN Advisory Council Executive Committee Officers.
Nominees need to be not only distinguished because they contribute to construction of quality buildings and have the esteem of peers, but also they need to be active in their profession, serving as officers in professional organizations and be active in their community.
Nominees are people who have actively supported the M. E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management in some capacity.
With the honor of being inducted comes the responsibility of serving on the Construction Hall of Fame Committee.
That new inductees be encouraged and offered the opportunity to make an oral presentation to a meeting of all of the students in the School.
The Distinguished Builders and Distinguished Educators are recognized by a bronze plaque located on the Construction Hall of Fame located on the north side of Rinker Hall.
1982 – Ed Proefke; W. W. “Bill” Gay 1983 – Charles Perry; Thorne Auchter 1984 – Dan Whiteman; Pete Mathews 1985 – Vincent Burkhardt, Sr.; Loys Johnson 1986 – Marshall E. Rinker; Jon Crabtree 1987 – Frank Hubbard; Milton Wood 1988 – Thomas Baker; Roy T. Dye 1989 – Ed Parker; Harry Touby 1990 – John Koelemij; John T. McCormick 1991 – Edward Flom; P. Scott Linder 1992 – Ronald Morrick; Armand Mouw 1993 – Theodore Crom; F. E. Booker 1994 – Joel Buzbee; E. E. Gene Simmons 1995 – NONE 1996 – NONE 1997 – Curtis Culver; William A. Pinto 1998 – Preston Haskell; Jim Kalameris 1999 – Brisbane Brown, Jr. 2000 – Charles Denny 2001 – NONE 2002 – NONE 2003 – Jess Childre; James A. Cummings 2004 – Lance S. Frankham; J. Stephen Powell, Jr. 2005 – Bob L. Moss; Charles P. Reid 2006 – NONE 2007 – William G. Lassiter, Jr.; William R. Derrer 2008 – Breck Weingart; Raymond Southern 2009 – Steve Palmer; G.W. Robinson 2010 – Daniel L. Baker, R. Lance Walker, Sr. 2011 – Sidney J. Jordan 2012 – Robert P. Angle 2013 – Jim Pugh 2014 – Karl Watson, Sr.; Thomas Miller; Harley Miller 2015 – John McIntyre, Herman H. Block 2016 – David Brandon, John Sofarelli