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

Job Placement

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Terronn M., a North County Tech graduate who participated in our March 2017 Job Fair, was hired by TW Constructors as an apprentice carpenter. CCDI and TW Constructors helped Terronn with essential work items to get him started on his construction journey.

Second Annual Mentor/Mentee Event

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On June 28, CCDI kicked off the Second Annual Mentor/Mentee Event at Clayco’s St. Louis office. Thirteen students, and their parents, had a chance to meet up with their mentors. The day started off with an introduction of Clayco along with BIM and drone presentations. Next, the students made a visit to TSI Geotechnical service which included several interesting demonstrations. The students and mentors then toured the Centene job site located Clayton, Missouri.

Financial Foundation Seminar

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CCDI hosted a financial seminar, taught by John Cothrine Jr., to teach our scholars how to wisely use their hard-earned money to start building their future.

ALL-STAR Safety Party

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Our scholar, Chris Conners, won the 24/7 Safety Award at Clayco's annual ALL-STAR Safety Party. He was rewarded with a generous, VISA giftcard.

Summer Internships

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Two of our summer interns, Vincent Brown and Keshawn Outlaw from North Tech High School, are working hard at Villa Lighting. To-date, we have had nine interns hired by local contractors for this summer.

St. Louis Blues Grant

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CCDI was recently awarded a scholarship from the St. Louis Blues' “Blues for Kids” foundation.