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June 30, 2018
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(BPRW) Student ACES surpasses 1,300 student-athletes trained milestone

-Part of FPL-sponsored leadership initiative-

(Black PR Wire) Boca Raton, FL – The Student ACES recently participated in the Florida vs. Georgia Future Starts Game  Student ACES provides leadership and life-skills lessons as part of an initiative sponsored by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL). The program focuses on training high school student-athletes from public and private educational institutions the values and principles of leadership, such as honor, humility and integrity, through interaction with important sports figures, entrepreneurs and community leaders.

More than 300 sixth, seventh and eighth grade football players from Miami-Dade County participated in the Florida vs. Georgia Future Stars Game were led through a series of life-skills and team-building sessions, which was held at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, recently.

Student ACES was founded by Buck Martinez in 2013. It has now reached a milestone of helping over 1,300 students.  It is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing leadership programs, mentoring, scholarships and internship opportunities for high school students. The organization is impacting the lives of students who so desperately need it. The Student ACES focus is to inspire, train and mentor a community of student ACES who exemplify leadership traits in athletics, community service and education. The inspiration for Student ACES is derived from a deep desire to see every student achieve a foundation of successful leadership that will permanently generate positive outcomes in their lives and for the next generation.

Student ACES relies solely on contributions and sponsors. The organization's success is measured by the positive impact to as many high school students as possible. Students participate in the organization's programs at no cost to them. For more information or to donate, please visit

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