Boston – ACE Mentor Program of Greater Boston announced that the 8th annual ACE Networking Event will occur on June 9 at the Artists for Humanity Epicenter.
ACE awarded $142,000 in scholarships to 16 high school seniors this year. Varying from $2,000 to $15,000, the scholarships awarded to participating seniors in the Greater Boston area aim to help fund their next educational venture. ACE mentors and partners continued to refine the remote learning model during the 2021-2022 year, as 135 students studied their desired professions through a virtual design and mentoring program. In the fall, ACE will return to in-person sessions.
As a nonprofit organization, ACE relies on the support of partners and donors that help provide the resources for students to learn and experience the architecture, construction, and engineering industries first-hand. After years of supporting the mission of ACE, Boylston Properties, a Boston-based developer, offered to up the ante with a commitment of $125,000 over the course of the next five years, making Boylston Properties the official “Presenting Sponsor” of the return to an in-person ACE Networking Event this year.
“ACE is one of the very few organizations in the Greater Boston area providing an education to public high school students in contracting and trade work, as well as professional careers in architecture, construction management, and engineering,” said Bill McQuillan, principal founder of Boylston Properties. “It’s become evident college is not attainable for everyone and we firmly believe students in local public and charter schools should be afforded the opportunity to learn about the full range of well-paid career options within our industry.”
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