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January 04, 2016

PCA Announces Inaugural 2016 Resilience Leadership Award Winners

SKOKIE, Ill. – The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has announced the ten recipients of the inaugural 2016 Resilience Leadership Awards.

The Resilience Leadership Awards recognize the individuals, organizations, and projects that have advocated, communicated, and showcased the benefits of durable construction and the importance of concrete in achieving resilience. Resilience Leadership Award winners practice their message in a variety of arenas, including education, community organization, construction and code enhancement.

The inaugural award program coincides with PCA’s Centennial Anniversary, which will be celebrated throughout 2016.

This year’s awardees are:

Category: Individual Achievement, Winner: Dr. Ernst Kiesling

Category: Community Leadership, Winner: Cate Hart and Daniel Wallach

Category: New Public Buildings, Winner: Warren County Public Schools

Category: New Commercial Building, Winner: North Central College

Category: New Multifamily Building, Winner: Palermo Vista (Fleet Financial/Oakwood Construction and Development)

Category: New Residential Building, Gold Level, Winner: John Hoffman

Category: New Residential Building, Silver Level, Winner: Greenhill Contracting

Category: New Residential Building, Silver Level, Winner: Marie Quakenbush

Category: New Safe Room Construction: Boy Scouts of America, Heart of America Council (H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation)

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