NEF CAD Drafting Competition

Congratulations to the 2017 Winners 

1st Place Wade Gannaway

2nd Place Cypress Gore

3rd Place Jason Abel

Honorable Mention Zachary Voss

National CAD 1st Place winner is Abiyerra Thomas, 11th grade

Atlanta Chapter 49, Southeast Region.

Since 1999 the Greater Orlando Chapter has been a sponsor of the NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF) CAD Drafting and Design Competition. 2016-2017 Committee Chairs Liane Fongyee, Turner Construction and Co-Chair Monarcha Marcet, Adventures In Building, along with volunteers contacted local high schools to participate in the competition. A presentation was made by Liane and Monarcha at Mount Dora which resulted in 15 students registering. A total of 7 students turned in completed projects.

The design problem was a new free-standing building that would be home to a dental clinic for Dr. R. Canal and Dr. X. Ray. The provided a Site Plan and specific program requirements. However, they are counting on the student’s creativity to provide them with a functional and eye appealing design as well as a professional set of working drawings.

Participants were evaluated on the following:

  • Line Weights
  • Orientation and Accuracy
  • Lettering
  • Creativity
  • Completeness

Judging was completed March 18th @ Turner Construction Office (135 W Central Blvd Suite 950, Orlando, FL 32801) 


  • Lori Paschal
  • Angela Highland
  • Jessica Hudson
  • Maureen Hale

Thank you to our prize sponsors 

John Davis, Central Florida Millwork

 Monarcha Marcet, Adventure in Building



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