Safety Awards

AGC Building Chapter Awards

Paul Lepthien was a leader in the field of construction safety in the state of South Dakota. Through knowledge, experience and action Paul set a new course for construction safety in a way that inspired those around him. More than a knowledgeable consultant, Paul was a team-player and positive voice for safety. For these reasons and more, he is honored annually in the giving of the Paul Lepthien Safety Award.

Paul Lepthien Award

The Build America Award was developed by the AGC of SD Building Chapter’s Public Relations committee. The goal of the Build America Award is to honor a deserving member for their public relations efforts, to encourage other organizations to engage in positive public relations, and to foster the image of the construction industry.

Build America Award

Howalt McDowell NPP