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RTA Principal Stuart Coppedge Leading AIA K-12 Initiative

As a new school year begins, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) continues its board-level commitment to engage the K-12 community like never before. The AIA K-12 Initiative - led by RTA Principal and Chair of the K-12 Working Group Stuart Coppedge, AIA, LEED AP - is working to bring architecture to students of all demographics and income groups.

Read more about AIA's new research into architecture and design education programs across the country.

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Congratulations to Eric Ward and Welcome to Ann Marie Jackson

We're pleased to announce that Eric Ward, AIA, recently passed all seven divisions of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) and has earned the title of Architect. Eric joined RTA after receiving his Master of Architecture degree from Kansas State University. Eric is a key part of RTA’s healthcare team, and his leadership abilities, technical knowledge, problem-solving, and production abilities make him an integral part of every project he works on.

We’re also thrilled to welcome Interior Designer Ann Marie Jackson. Ann Marie graduated with her Bachelor of Arts for Interior Design from Bowling Green State University where she quickly found her passion in school design. Her 25 years of design experience also spans medical office buildings, universities, public libraries, multi-family housing, and churches.

Congratulations Eric, and welcome aboard Ann Marie!

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Joel Cox Winner of 2017 Bud Roberts Scholarship

Joel Cox, AIA has been named the winner of the 2017 Bud Roberts Scholarship. Bud Roberts, one of the founders of RTA, was a lifelong learner and always interested in the growth of his employees. To honor his memory, a $2,000 scholarship was established by RTA to be given to an employee to pursue a creative learning opportunity. Joel will use hisscholarship to travel to New York City to tour some of the local schools to learn more about the challenges of urban education facility design and will also attend the 2018 AIA Conference on Architecture.

Congratulations Joel!

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Colorado Schools Strive for Zero Net Energy

More Colorado schools are pursuing Net Zero Energy goals, including RTA-designed Douglass Elementary in the Boulder Valley School District and School in the Woods in Academy District 20. Read more at Mile High CRE.

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