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ABSFoundWeb.jpgPedro Menendez High School
Florida Masonry Apprentice & Educational Foundation, Inc
Academy of Architectural and Building Sciences/Energy

Established in 2005-06

Students participate in one of three programs of study: Architectural Drafting, Carpentry, or Masonry. Students will receive hands-on training in their chosen program of study and will complete an internship. Program completors may enter the world of work, enter the apprenticeship program at St. Johns River Community College, or continue on to college in a construction program at the University of Florida or the University of North Florida. Students participate in community projects with Habitat for Humanity and the St. Johns County Housing Partnership.

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Program of Study

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Michael Rosenberg, Carpentry
Chris Cofield, Drafting & BCT

Career Specialist: Christine Danner


Post Secondary Articulation Agreements

Menendez students watch as a local contractor demonstrates the tilt method of construction

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Northeast Florida Builders Association - SJR Apprenticeship Program
Industrial Management - Up to 24 credits at SJR (AS Degree)

Architectural Drafting
Drafting & Design AAS - 3 hours awarded at Daytona Beach State College
Architectural Design and Construction Technology AS - SJR
Drafting Technical Certificate - SJR

Northeast Chapter Masonry Association - SJR Apprenticeship Program
Industrial Management - Up to 18 credits at SJR (AS degree)

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Post Secondary Programs

St. Johns River Community College
University of North Florida
University of Florida
Florida Community College of Jacksonville
Daytona Beach Community College
Northeast Florida Builders Association Apprentice Program
Potential Careers / Salaries
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Pedro Menendez Masonry Student Wins at State

Congratulations to Tyler Prescott from the Academy of Architectural and Building Sciences at Pedro Menendez High School.  Tyler recently won 1st  place in the State Skills USA Masonry Competition.  Tyler competed against 15 students from 5 other schools who qualified to compete at the State level.  Tyler will represent the State of Florida at the National Skills USA competition in Kansas City in July.  Tyler's instructor is Mr. James Crutchfielld

Tyle is pictured here with other apprenticeship students from the Northeast Masonry Association's recent award ceremony.

Construction Students Volunteer!

Students in the Academy of Architectural and Building Sciences at Pedro Menendez and students from the Academy of Design and Building Construction at Bartram Trail work together to build a home for Habitat for Humanity. This project was adopted by the St. Johns County School District.
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Last Modified: Feb 14, 2014