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Miami Coral Park High School's Engineering Robotics Program Wins National Championship
Miami Coral Park Senior High School
Students from Miami Coral Park Senior High School's Engineering Robotics magnet program are national champions after winning the ACE (Architecture, Construction and Engineering) Mentor Industry Round Table National Championship in Washington D.C. They were among 39 schools chosen from a field of 300 applicants nationwide to compete in the finals. A panel of Construction Industry Round Table members judged the projects and chose Coral Park to take home the grand prize of $5,000.
Over the course of 16 weeks, Coral Park magnet students worked under the mentorship of Turner Construction employees to design a unique parking structure that will be located in Miami's Brickell area. The distinct structure design contains retail space and services on the first floor, and an Italian-themed restaurant and movie theatre on the top floor. Both students and mentors made collaborative design decisions, developed cost estimates, logistics plans and a construction schedule, and modeled the project in the Revit computer program.