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Volunteer Work : Habitat for Humanity 2021

Graduates of the CCDI program teamed up with Habitat for Humanity and volunteers from Concrete Strategies, Clayco, PayneCrest Electric, Geotechnology and St. Louis Job Corps to lay two foundations on Habitat homes in the Gate

2021-04-28T19:00:50+00:00April 28th, 2021|

Spotlight: Juan Brown

Meet Juan Brown! Through our partnership with St. Louis Job Corps, we were connected with Juan who graduated as president of his class from the program in 2016. Since graduating, Juan has been interested in

2021-04-23T18:50:37+00:00April 23rd, 2021|

CCDI Spotlight: Nia Sykes

We are recognizing 2020 CCDI & BUD graduate, Nia Sykes, who was recently hired by Blind Ambition. Nia attended both Jennings and North Technical HS where she completed the carpentry program. She has been an

2021-04-28T18:49:17+00:00April 5th, 2021|

CCDI Spotlight: Tyler Doss

Congratulations go out to 2020 CCDI and North Technical graduate, Tyler Doss, who was recently hired at R & S Tower Services. CCDI awarded Tyler a tool scholarship to set him up for success as

2021-04-23T15:58:27+00:00March 18th, 2021|

Spotlight: Rashad Johnson

We recently had the opportunity to visit one of our 2020 Build Our Future scholarship recipients, Rashad Johnson, who is working for Clayco as a Project Engineer Intern on site at the Delmar Divine project

2021-04-23T15:59:50+00:00March 15th, 2021|

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

2021-04-01T17:05:24+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|