April 27, 2023

The Epstein Community Foundation selected its 2023 ACE Mentor Chicago scholarship recipients! Congratulations to ACE Mentor Program students Gabriel Tapia-Cucena, Lizabeth Delgado, Anthony Gonzalvez and Kay Pugh! The ECF awarded $6,000 in scholarships this year for these senior's impressive and dedicated efforts in the ACE Mentor Program. In addition, ECF awarded $6,000 in scholarships to ACE Alumni who are currently enrolled at universities including: Adam Aldaba, Benjamin Kittaka, Danilo Velazquez, and Elise De Salle. The ECF is thrilled to assist all eight of the amazing recipients pursue their degree in architecture, engineering or construction.

The ACE Mentor Program educates high school students in architecture, construction, and engineering by pairing local professionals with students for weekly activities. Epstein was a host for the program and our staff also participated as mentors. This year, our team entered their project to the Construction Industry Round Table Competition and placed first runner up in the category of Humanitarian Center/Border Relief!