CLC Community Impact Project - ACE Leadership HS

The mission of the AGC New Mexico Construction Leadership Council (CLC) is to promote the development of individual construction professionals and provide a dynamic forum for the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and experience while upholding our AGC values.  The 23-member council hosts education and networking events as well as participates in community service projects for our chartered high school, ACE Leadership High School (ACE).

ACE, which is an acronym for Architecture, Construction, and Engineering is a hands-on, project-based learning high school that focuses on developing the skills and character necessary to become successful leaders in their communities and in their future ACE professions.  

In 2016 ACE explained to the CLC committee that the school needed a ‘Gate Monitoring Station’. Rain or shine ACE students and faculty was committed to standing outside the school to check student identification, verify deliveries, and serve as a place for information for people entering and exiting the school. 

The CLC members designed the structure and solicited for donated materials. Participating donors were recognized on board planks that supported the structure.

  • AGC’s Apprenticeship Program
  • Calvert Menicucci PC
  • Franken Construction
  • Jaynes Corporation
  • National Wood Products
  • Southwest Glass & Glazing

The Gate Monitoring Station was assembled on February 24, 2017, at ACE Leadership High School, with the help of students, faculty and the CLC committee.  ACE students were heavily involved throughout the design and construction process.  AGC’s Apprenticeship Program incorporated the fabrication process into their ‘hands-on’ learning in support of their curriculum.

The CLC has been involved with ACE Leadership High School since its inception in 2010, aligning curriculum with project-based learning concepts and principles.  It’s important for the CLC members to provide continued support to the school and student mentorship.

For more information, please contact Kelly Roepke at 505-842-1462 or     

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