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CCDI Enters Winter Break

What an awesome way to kick off Winter Break! On behalf of all the instructors and superstar students we have this year in the program, a huge thank you goes out to Mr. Jeff Budrovich

2022-01-17T18:03:19+00:00December 19th, 2021|

CCDI School Partnership

CCDI is excited to announce our new partnership with the engineering department at Phoenix Union Bioscience High School! The team kicked off our first monthly session this past week at the #SkyeOn6thProject. Each month, 25

2022-01-17T18:01:36+00:00November 1st, 2021|

Construction Academy: October 2021

We had a great turnout for our first Saturday Academy this past week hosted at North Technical High School! In this session, new students in our program had the opportunity to explore different trade pathways

2022-01-17T17:59:08+00:00October 27th, 2021|

Bowling Night 2021

Had an awesome turnout at our Welcome Back & New Student Bowling Night! We are looking forward to getting to know this great new bunch of students who have signed up to be a part

2021-10-04T18:12:06+00:00September 29th, 2021|

Project Kinloch Clean Up Event

Thank you to the CCDI Alumi Students and the construction instructors from North Technical HS and St. Louis Job Corps for coming out to volunteer at the Project Kinloch Clean Up Event. It was great

2021-10-04T18:17:56+00:00August 30th, 2021|

Alumni Spotlight: Arlando Bilial

A HUGE shout out to 2017 graduate, Arlando Bilal, on journeying out of his apprenticeship with Local 513 Operating Engineers! Arlando has been a part of the Kuesel team for the past 4 years and

2021-08-24T18:37:55+00:00August 24th, 2021|

Student Spotlight: JaSean Jones

Congratulations to 2021 CCDI grad, JaSean Jones, on the purchase of his first vehicle! CCDI is proud to help another trades pathway student with a down payment and financial literacy guidance to ensure reliable transportation

2021-08-25T14:55:31+00:00August 3rd, 2021|

Student Spotlight: Dominick Gatlin

A big congratulations to 2021 CCDI graduate, Dominick Gatlin, on the purchase of his first vehicle! Dominick is one of our recent construction trades pathway hires at Wies Drywall and Construction Corp. where he has

2021-08-25T14:49:09+00:00July 23rd, 2021|

Discover You Summer Camp

We had an awesome time last week helping to facilitate and host STL Youth Jobs and Urban League of Metro St. Louis’s Discover You summer camp at Clayco and at the Delmar Divine project! Discover

2021-08-25T14:22:54+00:00July 19th, 2021|

Tool Donation

What an awesome way to end the week with Christmas in July for CCDI! Several months ago we were contacted by North St. Louis County native, Nicole L. who is a Regional Manger at Hilti,

2021-08-24T18:55:35+00:00July 9th, 2021|