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Build our Future Scholarship 2021 Appilcation

CCDI has opened our annual Build Our Future Scholarship application and actively looking for 2021 candidates to apply and potentially join our 25 past BOF recipients! This scholarship is awarded to top-qualifying high school seniors

2021-02-18T21:31:58+00:00February 18th, 2021|

Student Spotlight: Rashaad Smith

Meet Rashaad Smith! CCDI was introduced to Rashaad by his St. Louis Job Corps instructor prior to his graduation in early January. We knew from the moment we met Rashaad that he was a perfect fit for our program and quickly got to work on finding opportunities for him in the electrical pathway.

2021-01-26T19:59:09+00:00January 26th, 2021|

Job Placement: Shutaun Williams

Happy Friday from the CCDI team! Always great to end the week with positive news so we couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to one of CCDI’s newest graduates, Shutaun Williams! Shutaun, age 20,

2021-01-26T19:51:55+00:00December 18th, 2020|

Job Placement: Malik Johnson

CCDI is very proud & extremely excited to announce that our first ever grad, Malik Johnson ‘15, has begun a new career chapter this week with icon Mechanical! Malik has been a huge part of

2020-10-02T17:47:23+00:00October 2nd, 2020|

Student Spotlight

Jaques Mitchell, CCDI 2020 Grad, is the most recent recipient of a Build Our Future Scholarship! Jaques graduated from North Technical HS where he majored in electrical trades and is now attending State Technical College

2020-10-02T18:06:36+00:00October 2nd, 2020|

Job Placement: Demond Wright

Congratulations to Demond, CCDI 2020 Graduate, who recently was hired by a local maintenance company! We wanted to make sure Demond was set up with the best for success so we took a trip to

2020-09-17T19:35:43+00:00September 17th, 2020|

College Prep Week

In preparation of CCDI student Malik Sediqzad's first semester at Harvard, CCDI organized an immersive week to help get him ready for the school year. Malik spent time with the Lamar Johnson Collaborative team learning

2020-08-25T14:23:21+00:00August 25th, 2020|

2020 Summer Internship: Brandin Rayford

Incoming CCDI and North Tech Senior, Brandin Rayford, interviewed and was selected as a summer intern at Villa Lighting. He is interested in pursuing a career in the trades post-graduation. This internship is helping Brandin

2020-07-16T15:49:09+00:00July 16th, 2020|

Alum Update: DeMarco Poole

The team at PayneCrest Electric recently checked in to share an update on 2019 CCDI Alum & Mccluer High School graduate, DeMarco Poole, who will be celebrating his 1 yr anniversary this month as an

2020-07-16T17:07:43+00:00July 15th, 2020|

CCDI Student Spotlight: Mike

CCDI STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Meet Mike Atkinson, 2018 CCDI graduate and member of our North Technical & CCDI Alumni Network. Mike has been working hard as an apprentice floor layer for Flooring Systems Inc. for the

2020-07-16T16:56:04+00:00July 7th, 2020|