(Pipersville, PA – May 2012) – Worth & Company, Inc. announced the appointment of Steve Stoughton to the Architects, Constructors, Engineers (ACE) Mentoring program of Eastern Pennsylvania. A national not-for-profit organization with chapters throughout the United States, the mission of the ACE program is to engage, excite, and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in the integrated construction industry though mentoring; and support their continued advancement in the industry through scholarships and grants.
“ACE is an important and highly regarded program to the students and for the future of our industry,” affirms Steve Stoughton, Vice President of Business Development. “I’m proud to represent Worth & Company and help foster the development of students who demonstrate an interest and commitment in the integrated construction fields.”
Students from the Eastern Pennsylvania chapter are recruited from public and private high schools in Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs. Over 250 students are enrolled for the 2011-2012 school year. Since the inception of the Eastern Pennsylvania chapter, over $ 200,000 in scholarships has been awarded. Nearly 70% of ACE alumni major or are employed in the integrated construction fields.
Award-winning Worth & Company is the region’s largest mechanical systems contractor (design/build and public projects) and maintenance service provider. Established over 35 years ago, Worth & Company leads the industry through innovation, experience, and outstanding customer service. Engineering News-Record has ranked Worth & Company # 111, among the Top 600 Specialty Contractors in the United States. For eight years, Kuntz Lesher, LLP and the Great Place to Work Institute recognized Worth & Company as one of the “100 Best Places to Work in PA”. Employing nearly 500 people, Worth & Company operates offices in Bucks County and Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania; and New Castle, Delaware.
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