The team from Colorado State University won the final round of the Student Chapter Competition at MCAA18, taking home the first prize and $10,000 for their efforts. Their proposal for the renovation of a New York City steakhouse beat out proposals from the Fairleigh-Dickinson University, the University of Washington and the Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Second place honors and a $5,000 prize went to the University of Washington team.
The other two finalist teams, from Fairleigh-Dickinson University and the Wentworth Institute of Technology, took home checks for $2,500.
Teams from six additional universities received Merit Awards and checks for $1,000. They were:
- Ball State University
- Kennesaw State University
- McMaster University
- Iowa State University
- Milwaukee School of Engineering
- Illinois State University