■ Marcie Casey, property supervisor with Central State Managers in Lexington, was named Outstanding Property Supervisor at the 2012 Housing Management Conference recently. Central State Managers specializes in income-based property management and manages 30 properties in Kentucky. Casey has been employed with Central State Managers for 37 years and supervises 10 properties for the company.
■ Jon A. Woodall, a partner in the Lexington office of McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, has received an AV Martindale- Hubbell Peer Review Rating. An AV Preeminent certification mark is testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
■ The Urban Green Council has announced the finalists for the first EBie Awards (EB for existing buildings), which recognize significant improvements in environmental performance. Eligible buildings could be commercial or residential projects anywhere in the United States. The buildings had to be at least 5 years old and must have achieved significant performance improvements over time through improved operations and maintenance or renovations — but not gut renovations.
The only building in Kentucky to make the list was Rosa Parks Elementary School in The Reformed Gas Guzzler category, indicating the highest energy savings.
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The 68,000-square-foot school performed an energy audit that led to improvements that resulted in significant energy savings.
The awards will be presented June 28 at an awards ceremony at the Hard Rock Café in New York City.
■ The American Shotcrete Association has announced the recipients of the seventh Annual Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards. Edwin Brady Construction Co. of Paris was the Shotcrete contractor on an incline tunnel in Knoxville, Iowa, that was named Outstanding Underground Project of the year.
Detailed articles and pictures are available at Shotcrete.org/ASA2011Projects.htm.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo