The ACE name stands for Architecture, Construction and Engineering. The ACE program helps to mentor high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in design and construction. It’s now the construction industry’s fastest-growing high school mentoring program, reaching over 8,000 students annually.
The mission is to engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering, and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry.
The ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. not only engages sponsors and volunteer mentors to expose students to real-world opportunities, it financially supports each student’s continued success through scholarships and grants. Since 1994, ACE has awarded over $14 million in scholarships to promising participants.
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rossi + lugo architects are happy to be part of the ACE Mentor Program. Lugo is a member of the Board of Directors for the Program in Puerto Rico. On october 2013 the firm started working with a group of students from “Escuela Pa’ Los Duros” in a joint venture with Pieri + Associates Architects, PSC.