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Geraldine Flores

Geraldine Flores, a CCDI student in St. Louis and senior at Ritenour High School, was recognized as Athlete of the Week in STL Today. Geraldine became the first Huskies female to qualify for state and

By |2019-02-11T15:59:18+00:00February 11th, 2019|

Construction Academy: January

At the January CCDI Construction Academy class, students focused on the Clayco trait of "Stamina." Students then got to practice their public speaking skills by sharing their elevator pitches in front of their peers. After

By |2019-02-04T15:12:30+00:00February 4th, 2019|


Recently, CCDI Scholars Kyah and Trenton both purchased their first car with the help of CCDI. We are proud to support our Build Our Future scholarship recipients as they continue to work on their college

By |2019-01-17T16:22:33+00:00January 17th, 2019|

School Visits

At this month's CCDI visit to North Tech, guest speakers spoke to the Construction Innovation senior class in preparation for the upcoming job fair on March 7th. A huge thank you to Mike Shepard and

By |2019-01-11T22:48:57+00:00January 11th, 2019|

Roshon Sykes

CCDI celebrates the life of Roshon Sykes, Class of 2019. Roshon will forever be remembered as an ambitious, prepared, outstanding person who loved to be around kids and help others through leading by example. Although

By |2019-02-11T15:59:54+00:00January 7th, 2019|

Eagle Scout Project Update

CCDI student Brandon completed his Eagle Scout project for Buder Elementary School just in time for the holidays. He built a convertible bench that transforms into a picnic table for the children to have a

By |2018-12-17T22:25:37+00:00December 17th, 2018|

North Tech Visit

Guest speakers Ron Bond from Wil-Bond Construction, Dave McNamee from PM Leach, and Dave Nolan and Daryl Muhammad from SCI Engineering joined CCDI for a visit to North Tech High School. The guest speakers talked

By |2018-12-07T19:47:55+00:00December 7th, 2018|

Eagle Scout Project

CCDI student Brandon is working to complete his Eagle Scout project at Paynecrest Electric. In their workshop, he is building a convertible bench that transforms into a picnic table. He is planning on donating his

By |2018-11-29T18:26:14+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Construction Academy: November

At the latest CCDI Construction Academy class, students focused on the Clayco trait of "Courage" and how it translates into the daily tasks that happen in construction. Lennel Hunter and Dominic Norton of Clayco took

By |2018-11-19T17:06:33+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Construction Academy: October

CCDI teamed up with North Tech High School and the Construction Innovations program for our October Construction Academy. The Clayco trait of the day was “Teamwork.” The North Tech seniors lead the discussion on safety

By |2018-11-09T15:29:40+00:00October 30th, 2018|