John Chagnon of Ambit Engineering was recently presented with 2 Map Contest Awards from the New Hampshire Land Surveyors Association (NHLSA) at the Association Annual meeting held in Concord, New Hampshire. The Map Awards were for maps submitted in the Color Presentation Map and Subdivision Plat categories for recently completed projects in Portsmouth and Greenland, New Hampshire. The plans were drafted by John Easter and Alan Marshall, Ambit employees. The NHLSA Map Contest is an annual event with submissions from New Hampshire Land Surveyors across the state. Ambit Engineering previously had winning maps in the 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2006 contests. The winning maps are presented to the UNH Thompson School of Applied Science, Berlin Voc-Tech and New England College for classroom use in their respective surveying curricula.
AMBIT ENGINEERING ASSIST 3S ARTSPACE PRO BONO
Ambit Engineering, Inc. recently assisted 3S Artspace with Planning Board Site Plan and Conditional Use Permit Approvals for their proposed facility at 319 Vaughan Street in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 3S is planning a major renovation at this existing commercial building that will include a Gallery / Exhibit Hall, Performance Space, Artist Studios as well as a Farm-to-Table Restaurant. Recognizing the importance of the Arts to the vitality of Portsmouth and as an extension of Ambit’s commitment to outreach within the community Ambit provided Land Surveying and Civil Engineering services Pro – Bono to 3S Artspace. Ambit President John Chagnon was honored to be chosen to represent 3S throughout the permit process.
JOHN CHAGNON SPONSORS TRIG STAR CONTESTS
John Chagnon of Ambit Engineering was presented with a Presidential Citation from National Society of Professional Surveyors president Joseph M. Dolan at the annual awards ceremony held in St. Louis Missouri. The citation was awarded “in recognition of dedication and outstanding achievement for his efforts on the Trig Star program, on behalf of The National Society of Professional Surveyors”. Trig-Star is a competition sponsored by Land Surveyors throughout the country to determine the most highly skilled high school students in the USA at the practical application of trigonometry. The contest is sponsored nationally by the National Society of Professional Surveyors. In addition to serving on the NSPS Committee for Trig Star John has sponsored the Trig Star contest at Portsmouth High School and has coordinated the New Hampshire Land Surveyors State Trig Star Contest for 23 years. More information about the contest is available on the NSPS web site at: www.nspsmo.org.