The ACE Mentor Program for high-school students interested in construction, engineering and architecture has paid off for the fledgling chapter based at UNC Charlotte. The chapter recently won ACE’s regional design challenge.
The challenge: to reimagine a high school.
Students’ reward: working closely with architects, engineers, planners and other construction professionals.
“I’m super-duper proud of these kids. They crushed it!” said Tobe Holmes, the chapter’s advisor. Holmes, the planning and development director for University City Partners, helped launch the ACE-UNC Charlotte chapter during the 2016-17 school year. (more…)