Our Partners

Many thanks to all of our Community Partners for making possible the engineering curriculum and special programs at A. J. Whittenberg Elementary School of Engineering. You are our partners in success, making a difference in the lives of our students.

Fluor Daniel

Fluor Corporation is one of the world's largest, publicly owned engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services companies. Greenville is home to one of Fluor’s major offices.  Committed to education and community enhancement, Fluor and the Fluor Foundation are major partners of AJW.

GE Energy is one of the world’s leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies. In Greenville since 1968, GE Energy has a history of supporting educational innovations and developing unique programs to foster student interest in math and science. They are a major partner of AJW.

Greenville Drive

The Greenville Drive is a minor league baseball team that plays in downtown Greenville, South Carolina at Fluor Field. They are a Class A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox and a member of the South Atlantic League and much more. The Drive is a major force for good in the community and a major AJW partner.

For over 100 years Hubbell has excelled at creating products that are technologically advanced and achieve the highest levels of performance in the industry. Headquartered in Greenville, Hubbell ranks among the top lighting companies in the world and is a leader in sustainable, “green” lighting solutions.

Jacobs Engineering provides industrial maintenance, fabrication, construction and maintenance management technology to primary process industries. Their engineers support AJW in several ways.

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center

The Ray and Joan Kroc Salvation Army Corps Community Center provides opportunities positive, life-changing experiences through: art, athletics, personal development, and community service.  AJW is the only school in the country to share a campus with a Kroc Center.


Michelin’s mission is to make a sustainable contribution to progress in the mobility of people and goods. Michelin has a big presence in Greenville, not just through its commercial, industrial and research activities; but also through its deep commitment to community service and public education.

The National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing professional licensure for engineers and surveyors. NCEES has provided funding for engineering activities and programs at AJW as well as PE-certified engineers for mentoring, tutoring and hands-on activity support.

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is the premier organization for promoting the art, science, and practice of mechanical engineering throughout the world. There are approximately 750 members in the ASME Greenville Section. ASME supports A. J. Whittenberg Elementary School of Engineering by sponsoring programs and materials and by providing volunteer engineers for a variety of school activities and programs.

For more than six decades, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry. The organization is centered around a passion for their members' success and continues to evolve with the challenges and opportunities reflected in today's exciting engineering and technology specialties. SWE sponsors AJW’s “Introduce a Girl to Engineering” breakfast program and offers volunteers for engineering activities.

The Kiwanis Club is a global organization of members of every age who are dedicated to changing the world, one child at a time. The Kiwanis' model is "Serving the Children of the World." The Kiwanis Club of Greenville supports the students of AJW through sponsoring the Terrific Kids program. Terrific Kids is a student recognition program that promotes character development, self-esteem, and perseverance. 

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System’s mission is to bring compassion to healthcare and to be good help to those in need. In fact, “Bon Secours” literally translates to the words “good help.” As mutual advocates for healthy living and community enrichment, St. Francis and AJW have established a dynamic partnership. St. Francis supports swimming lessons for AJW third grade students at the Kroc Center, and is involved in the school’s healthy lifestyles and community health programs. 

Valued Business & Community Partners

A. J. Whittenberg Elementary School of Engineering owes much of its success to a wide variety of private donors, corporations, government agencies and NGOs. Many thanks to all of our amazing partners!