The Dade County Affiliate of
ACE Mentoring Program coordinated the first annual ACE Student
Graduation at Miami Dade College-Kendall Campus. Architecture
and Engineering students from Miami Coral Park, North Miami,
TERRA, DASH, and Turner Technical Arts senior high schools
presented their major architectural designs before VIP guests,
Mentor Companies and parents at the graduation ceremony on May
Special recognition was also given to Miami
Coral Park for placing third in the National CIRT/ACE Design
Competition in Washington, DC winning $2,000 for their school.
DASH High School also won a CIRT national special award of $250
for the “Best Presentation Board."
Eighty students were
mentored by various Miami-Dade companies this year through the
ACE Mentor Program. Mentors and ACE board member companies:
AECOM, Turner Construction, Tutor Perini, Heery International,
Perkins+Will, Suffolk Construction, CSA Group, Arquitectonica,
RSM ROC & Company.