Monthly Archives: June 2018

The rising of Rodrigo Terpins as a Rally Driver and an Entrepreneur

Rodrigo Terpins is a very skilled and talented sportsman since his early age. His talent and skills are inherited from his father; Jack Terpins also left a huge legacy in the basketball career some years back. Jack Terpins was a role model to many young stars during his sports time as a basketball player and was very professional during his time in sports, playing for the Hebraica team between the 1960s and 1970s. Just like his father, Rodrigo Terpins remains one of the influential figures in the world of sports due to his great performance.


A talented figure

Rodrigo Terpins is a very talented rally driver, who has participated in many sports competitions of high level. He is outstanding, just like his father in sports modality, and has put his dedication levels and commitments to racing sports. He has taken part in many tournaments in which he has won severally. The most striking competition in his career of all was Sertoes Rally, the 22nd edition. It was the biggest off-road tournament in the country, known to be the most complex degree of difficulty. In the 22nd initial phase of the edition, all the rally drivers started the race in a stretch of around150 km from Goiana. It was a stretch of very tortuous and difficult road that required skilled drivers and a tactical control of steering. However, Rodrigo Terpins overcame all the adversities and finished within a time of two hours. You can visit Terra for more.


Achievements and Success

Rodrigo Terpins has put a legacy and made a good name for himself through the impressive accomplishments on the wheels. By the age of 44, he has finished impressively in five Sertoes Rally tournaments. Rodrigo Terpins’s family success in sports events was one most motivation that pushed him to put his work in pursuing his passion for rally driving. In Brazil, he has given most incredible results in off-road championships, making his fellow competitors put more efforts in their skills. Rodrigo Terpins and his brother, Michel Terpins, always drive along for their team which they named as Tea Bull Sertoes Rally Team.

Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Awards Robert Ivy the Noel Polk Achievement

Congratulations! Honor is what Robert deserves. Mr. Ivy is an accomplished architect. But there are many others. Why all the praise for him specifically Robert Ivy is the executive officer and vice president of American Institutes of Architects(AIA). He has had other previous responsibilities as Editor-in-Chief of Architectural Record and Editorial director of McGraw-Hill Construction where he oversaw 33 publications – both print and digital editions. The leadership of Ivy saw growth of Architectural Record worldwide dissemination and launch of Mandarin Version in China

The Noel Polk Award stands out as it’s the first award to an architect. Now, you see why Robert Ivy deserves the compliments. Of Course, this is not the only award. He was awarded the G.D Crain Award for contributions to editorial excellence and business media. Alpha Rho Chi acclaimed Robert as Master Architect in 2010 after the Crain Award – an award that he shares with the eminent architects like Richard Buckminster Fuller. In 2017, Ivy was also awarded Deans Medal from the Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture.

The Polk Award in normally awarded to alive Mississippi-connected artists and art patrons. The artists and patrons must have supported the creation and performing of art. For this reason, Robert is considered an artist and joins a small number of distinguished persons. Robert Ivy joins the ranks of infamous actor Morgan Freeman and writer Shelby Foote who are some of the celebrated people that have been award the Polk.

The Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters – privately funded, the non-profit organization will award Robert Ivy the Noel Polk Lifetime Achievement Award on 2 of June. Fellow members and leaders of Ivy in AIA have acknowledged his efforts. MIAL President Nancy LaForge commends Robert Ivy for making architecture accessible to the public. AIA President Carl Elefante also appreciates the efforts of Ivy in being the ambassador for the architectural profession as practicing architect, author, and editor. The efforts of Robert have grown AIA to the highest membership level in its history. America Institute of Architects has practicing architects across the world – having seven global.

The achievements of Robert sprout from the education he received. He has Bachelor of Arts in English from Sewanee – The University of the South. He also has a Masters of Architecture from Tulane University. Notwithstanding his education, he has also served in the US Navy.