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CCDI Scholar, Terronn Millett, started as a pre-apprentice with Local 562. Thank you icon Mechanical for making this possible!

By | October 11th, 2017|

Jobsite Visit

Our CCDI Scholar and Mentee, Brandon, visited a local jobsite today with his Mentor, Larry Zelenovich, a Senior Project Manager at PayneCrest Electric, Inc.

By | October 4th, 2017|

Apprenticeship Acceptance

Congratulations to Richard Logan for being accepted as an apprentice into Iron Workers Local 396!   Special thanks to Linda and Mark Weaver of Weaver Steel Construction for taking an initiative with the CCDI program

By | October 2nd, 2017|

2nd Annual Golf Tournament

Our 2nd Annual Golf Tournament was a tremendous success! We had great weather and huge turnout. There were 120 golfers that participated in our tournament and more guests joined us afterward during our happy hour

By | September 20th, 2017|

North Tech High School Visit

On September 8, Clayco’s Mark Whitrock, Kevin Schulte, Dan Lester and Tom Sieckhaus visited North Tech High School and talked with 45 students about our program.

By | September 8th, 2017|

Mentor Training Day

CCDI mentors attended our annual training day.  New mentors, as well as current mentors, were introduced to the new Mentor Me software purchased by CCDI.

By | August 30th, 2017|

Build Our Future Scholarship Award

CCDI awarded Darius Wherry a partial Build Our Future Scholarship on August 21. Darius is a graduate of North Tech High School and will be attending Missouri Western State University, where he will study Civil

By | August 21st, 2017|

Job Placement

Gerald Daniels, a graduate of North Tech High School, was hired by PayneCrest following CCDI's 2017 Job Fair. He is currently awaiting his apprenticeship acceptance letter.

By | August 16th, 2017|

National Urban League Conference

Clayco was honored to introduce 35 high school students, from all over the country, to the construction industry at one of our local jobsites. The National Urban League’s Youth Leadership Summit is a unique opportunity

By | July 31st, 2017|