Seeking Mentors for ACE Mentor Program Capital Region

Yesterday, the Clark team along with other Lansing-based firms participating in the ACE Mentor Program Capital Region were at Holt High School recruiting students for the regional program’s first year. For the kickoff, they are recruiting students from Holt High School and Waverly High School. The board is currently looking for Mentors for the 2021-2022 school year. If you’re interested in participating please contact Traci Brower.

More About ACE Mentor Program

High school students in the Greater Lansing area can now benefit from a nationwide program designed to introduce them to the wide range of career opportunities open to young people in architecture, construction, engineering, and related areas of the building design and construction industry.

At weekly meetings, student teams work directly with professionals from leading area firms, who volunteer their time to mentor the teams as they design hypothetical projects, tour local construction sites, and visit architectural, engineering and construction offices.

For students, it’s a unique chance to discover and develop new skills, solidify future goals and get on track to exciting, rewarding careers. In addition, many students form positive relationships with industry professionals who can provide important references for obtaining college admissions, scholarships, internships and full-time employment.

Founded in 1994, the ACE Mentor Program of America (ACE) is a free, award-winning, afterschool program designed to attract high school students into pursuing careers in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering industry, including skilled trades. ACE is a federation of more than 70 affiliates (chapters), operating in 37 states and largely based in metropolitan areas, which deliver the program.  A national office coordinates and assists affiliates.

Capital Region MI Board of Directors

Traci Brower, Chair of the Board, Clark Construction Co.
Joe Barberio, Vice Chair, Lansing Community College
Adam Al-Ansari, Treasurer, Clark Construction Co.
Jacob Sabins, Secretary, Clark Trombley Randers
Nicki Osgood-Badgero, Director, Mayotte Group Architects
Nate Hebekeuser, Director, Mayotte Group Architects
Steve Potter, Holt High School
​​​​​​​Jamie Collins, Program Coordinator

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