Student ACES Honors Its Champions of Character at the First Annual ACE Champion Awards

Student ACES

On May 24 from 6pm-9pm, Student ACES hosted its first annual ACE Champion Awards “Honoring our Champions of Character” presented by Oh Boy Sports and benefiting Student ACES. The event was held at GStar School of the Arts, in West Palm Beach. It was a spectacular night in which the character traits, values and talents of our amazing students were showcased. We recognized and honored ACE students that demonstrate our core values: 

  • Command Respect
  • Earn the Trust of Others
  • Lead through your Actions
  • Demonstrate a Winning Attitude
  • Demonstrate Ethical Behavior and Stand up for what is Right – Possess a Work Ethic that is Second to None
  • Show Humility and Integrity
  • Support your fellow Student ACES 

36 ACE Students were awarded the ‘Student ACES Leadership Award’, an award recognizing students who have been exemplary leaders in their schools and communities. The following students received the Student ACES Leadership Award;

  • Allison Bosworth, Boca Raton Christian School
  • Aubrey Rinker, The Kings Academy
  • Brianne Dunn, The Kings Academy
  • Charmane Gabriel, Oxbridge Academy
  • Cora Murray, Berean Christian School
  • Gabbi Gray- Case, Oxbridge Academy
  • Glory Reback, Jupiter Christian School
  • Iraida Tijerina, South Tech Academy
  • Jessica Savage, W.T. Dwyer High School
  • Kemper Reback, Jupiter Christian School
  • Kennedy Foster, W.T. Dwyer High School
  • Kristin Rockwell, Cardinal Newman High School
  • Nehemie Augustin, Lauderhill Academy
  • Savannah Alday, Westminster Academy
  • Andrew Lee, Park Vista
  • Jack Iervolino, W.T. Dwyer High School
  • Bronson Rauch, Suncoast High School
  • Caleb Goertzen, Berean Christian School
  • Carson Powell, Cardinal Newman High School
  • Donnell Bennett III, Cardinal Gibbons High School
  • Ismael Garlobo, Boca Raton Christian School
  • Jarrett Hall, Cardinal Gibbons
  • Juan Ramirez, South Tech Academy
  • Logan Waltersdorff, Seminole Ridge High School
  • Lubens Ervil, W.T. Dwyer High Schools
  • Markens Pierre, Glades Day
  • Mathias Mattelus, Lauderhill
  • Max Worship, Cardinal Gibbons
  • Rhett Lohmann, Glades Day School
  • Rob Holmes, Oxbridge Academy
  • Rudy Antoine, W.T. Dwyer High School
  • Eduardo Morales, Atlantic Community High School
  • ​Thomas Wilson, Dreyfoos School of the Arts
  • Tyler Ahearn, IMG Academy
  • Jake Tucker, Cardinal Newman

Thirteen ACE Students received the ACE Champions of Character Award, which recognized students who constantly go above and beyond in everything they do, possess a stellar character and have become great leaders in their schools and communities. The following students were awarded the ACE Champions of Character Award:

  • Kendall Higgs, Oxbridge Academy
  • Jordan Daniels, Palm Beach Gardens High School
  • Victoria Kalloo, The Kings Academy
  • Kamri Roan, Cardinal Gibbons High School
  • Paige Miller, Berean Christian School 
  • Ginny Donn, Glades Day School
  • Ayanna Armstead, Cardinal Gibbons High School
  • Daniel Scroggins, The Kings Academy
  • Jordan Mosley, W.T. Dwyer High School
  • Mason Doolittle, Jupiter High School
  • Billy Zoeller, Oxbridge Academy
  • Justin Alintoff, W.T. Dwyer High School
  • Daniel Wright, Boyd Anderson 

Fernando Azor from W.T. Dwyer High School was awarded with the first Student ACES Entrepreneur Award.

"We have witnessed these high school students develop into confident young men and women of character, honor and integrity. These students practice the principles of the program, Commanding Respect, Earning Trust, Sacrifice, Work Ethic Second to None, Ethical and Moral Decision Making and a Personal Brand and Image that exudes winning attitudes and sets a positive example to all." -  Buck Martinez, President and Co-Founder of Student ACES. 

Presenters included:
Anquan Boldin (NFL player and Walter Payton Man of the Year), Beth Johnston (Florida Blue), Brandon Jacobs (2 time Super Bowl Champion), Chief Clarence Williams (Chief of Police City of Riviera Beach), Colin McCarthy (NFL Player), Dionne Boldin (Philanthropist and Director Anquan Boldin Foundation), Dr. Christine Higgins (Principal Cardinal Newman High School), Dr. Joseph Lee (Instructional Superintendent for Palm Beach County), General Robert Chelberg (Decorated Military Veteran with the Armed Services), Jan Cairnes (Executive Director of the Hanley Foundation), Linda Tate (Tate Group Morgan Stanley), Pam Rauch (Executive at FPL), Rick Ankiel (MLB and author of The Phenomenon), Syd Kitson (President of Kitson and Partners), Tim Gannon (Co-Founder of Outback Steakhouse).

Student ACES would like to thank their sponsors Oh Boy Sports, Kitson and Partners, Palm Beach Aggregates, Garcia Farms, Wall Financial, Ed Morse Honda, Florida Power and Light, XPE Sports and Advanced Roofing.

Student ACES is a 501c3 non-profit organization that does not charge students to be in the program. Student ACES solely rely’s on donations from Private Foundations, Individual Donations and Corporate Sponsorships. To make a donation visit

About Student Aces
​Student ACES (ACE: Athletics + Community + Education) is a 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to impacting our country by developing the next generation of leaders; young men and women of character, honor and integrity. ACE does this by providing best-in-class leadership curriculum, mentoring and projects that make a difference in their community.

About Oh Boy Sports
​Oh Boy Sports ( is a lifestyle brand anchored by those unspoken things that made us love sports in the first place—camaraderie, discipline, respect, and commitment. Oh Boy Sports was established in 2013 to provide digital tools and content that makes the fan experience more exciting and involving than it already is. This year with the help of the ACE Program, Oh Boy Sports is launching Oh!Plays – where “your big time sports plays meet real time reactions! “

For more information about Student ACES, please visit 

Press Contact:​
Krissy Webb - Co-Founder and Executive Director
Student ACES, Inc. 
(850) 559-7612 

Source: Student ACES


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Student ACES (ACE) is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing leadership programs, mentoring, scholarships and internship opportunities for high school students. "creating a new generation of leaders".

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