October 1, 2014  

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Southern Miss Construction Engineering holds Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

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Bobby Chain

The University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Construction honored three individuals and the state chapter of a national association for outstanding service in the field of construction at its Hall of Fame induction ceremony Oct. 8.

Gen. Larry Harrington, a Southern Miss alumnus, distinguished military leader and successful businessman, was the keynote speaker for the event held at the Thad Cochran Center.

The inductees include:

·         Bobby Chain, owner of Chain Electric Co.; former Hattiesburg mayor and Southern Miss alumnus.

·         Brad Fountain, Southern Miss alumnus and president of Fountain Construction in Jackson, Miss.

·         David Marchman, retired professor and associate director of the Southern Miss School of Construction.

·         The Mississippi Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC). Established in 1973, it has more than 1,000 members and is the largest chapter of ABC in the nation.

For more information about the Southern Miss School of Construction and its academic programs, call 601.266.5185, online, visit www.usm.edu/construction