Diversified Engineering, Inc. is a Small Minority Business Enterprise headquartered in Washington, D.C. The firm's Mechanical and Electrical engineering experience includes Airports, Schools, Colleges, Public Housing, Marriott Hotels, Waste Water Treatment Plants, DOE Plants and various government building renovations. The seven elementary schools that receive awards were selected because the firm has or had a branch office located in that city. Most of the schools are located near public housing developments. The schools are in Washington D.C., Baltimore, Knoxville, TN, Augusta, GA, and Watts (Los Angeles). The Children are generally 10 years old.