• Partnering with Team Rubicon in the Colorado Flood Clean Up
  • Project management certification prep
  • Helping veterans compete for jobs



  • Unique 4-Step Program
  • Partnering with Front Range schools
  • Awarding college scholarships

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  • Project management for K-12—and beyond
  • It’s a business skill—and a life skill
  • Preparing our youth with skills that build confidence, competence & success

Congrats! Winners of our 2020 High School Projects of the Year Competition

Annual High School Projects of the Year Contestants
2020 winners from Eagle Crest High School, Cherokee Trail High School, Thomas Jefferson High School and the Cherry Creek Innovation Campus

Next step? Working toward college scholarships!

Innovative projects from imaginative and hardworking students characterized our Foundation’s 19th Annual High School Projects of the Year Competition, March 11 at the PMI Mile Hi Chapter meeting/DTC, followed by a summer full of filling out college applications.

Judging was by some of the top project managers and project leaders along Colorado’s Front Range who are members of PMI Mile Hi.

Leading the winners was “Kojo Café,” a 100% eco friendly café, based on all biodegradables–even straws made from bamboo–designed to reduce the carbon footprint, by Christina Moreno, from Eagle Crest High School, and “Evolve Landscape Garden Installation,” by Luke Flay, Cherokee Trail High School. Both Eagle Crest and Cherokee Trail are part of the Creek Creek Innovation Campus. Luke’s landscape project plan is part of the project honored at the recent Denver Home & Garden Show at the Colorado Convention Center.

High School Project of the Year Winner
Congratulating the winner, (l-r), Bob Kois, DMPMEF; Kim Reiser, Cherry Creek Innovation Campus; Christina Moreno, Eagle Crest High School; and Chuck Knezevich, DMPMEF.
High School Project Contest Winner Luke Flay
“Evolve Landscape Garden Installation,” by Luke Flay, Cherry Creek Innovation Campus/ Cherokee Trails HS

Upwards of 20 student teams competed, exhibiting the projects they had worked on throughout the school year. All projects are based on an age-appropriate version of the Project Management Institute’s PMBOK® (Project Management Book of Knowledge), which is used internationally as the “common language” between organizations, corporations and governments throughout the world. (

Other projects included a focus on robotics design, engineering & production, digital high school yearbook database, and various digital gaming systems.

And the really good news? All the students are winners and already making a difference in our community!


Amazing creativity and technological innovation from our DMPMEF High School Projects of the Year Competition from 2013. We're building the next generation of project leaders and business innovators.

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On stage recognition for our Class of 2008 as the winners of our DMPMEF'S High School Projects of the Year Competition. Creative, diligent and visionary! Congrats!

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Thank you to our fabulous mentors, such as Bill Miller, PMP. Would you like to be part of the exciting mission of bringing along the next generation of business leaders by serving as a mentor? Find out more.

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Looking back to some of our brilliant 2007 High School Projects of the Year Winners with (center) DMPMEF mentors Hal Lunka, PMP, and Bob Kois, PMP. #ThrowbackThursday

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