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Brick by Brick at Washington Lee

On 9/24/18, the ACE Mentor team at Washington Lee High School completed the Brick-by-Brick construction project simulation activity. This activity is a 90-minute competition between teams of 3-4 students who assume the roles of project manager, superintendent, and laborer(s) to build a Lego building while utilizing real world construction software (Procore). Six sets of the game were donated to the ACE mentor program of DC by Procore in order to teach the students about construction and the jobs involved in completing a project. During the activity, each person had a role with specific tasks to complete during each “day” and “night” of construction, ranging from paying employees, to filling

ACE DC at Nationals Ballpark!

On September 25th, thanks to a generous donations from the Nationals, ACE DC mentors and friends attended a Nationals Baseball game to kick off the school year. It was a fantastic night, and we hope to do it again in the spring!