Events

See how CCDI has been sharing our mission and engaging with students at our recent events.


North Tech High School Visit


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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.


Mentor Training Day

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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.

St. Louis Rotary Club



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Tom Sieckhaus was a speaker at the St. Louis Rotary Club. He gave a presentation on CCDI's program and progress with its scholars.


Build Our Future Scholarship Award


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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 Engineering. Missouri Western alumnus and Clayco VP, Rick Moeckel, will serve as his mentor.

Job Placement

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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.

National Urban League Conference

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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 for up to 350 middle and high school students who are enrolled in Urban League affiliate programs to participate in an empowering educational and leadership development experience. Over the course of five days, the student participants lived on a college campus, and gained access to important academic resources, perspectives, and content that will help them to further develop critical life skills.