The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.

Three Alabama Students Receive AGC/ERF National Scholarships

The AGC Education and Research Foundation scholarship program awarded scholarships to 158 students across the nation for the 2017-18 academic year.  Three students from Alabama were awarded scholarships:

Eric Lynn, Auburn University - G. Von Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Robert Curtis, Auburn University - William and Shirley C. McIntyre Scholarship Fund
Kimberly Howe, The University of Alabama - Norman J. Walton Memorial Scholarship Fund

The application for undergraduate and graduate students for the 2018-19 academic year opens on July 1 at  The deadline to apply is November 1, 2017.  In addition, the foundation offers a scholarship for students in craft and technical programs (certificate and degree programs).  The online application can also be found at

It is currently open and the deadline for this year is June 1, 2017. For more information, contact<>.