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Build Our Future Scholarship Award

Steven Graves was awarded the Build Our Future Scholarship! Steven is a graduate from North Tech High School and will be attending Missouri Western State University this fall studying Engineering. He is currently completing a

By | June 13th, 2018|

Ozark Steel Tour

Divine Aldelman and our interns (Eva Mich and Michael Laaker) at Ozark Steel had a good tour of Ozark Steel’s shop and our Centene Farmington jobsite, followed by team lunch! Eva and Michael also gave

By | June 5th, 2018|

Keishawn Outlaw

Keishawn Outlaw, CCDI's newest Build Your Future Scholarship award winner, was given tools to start his apprenticeship with Concrete Strategies. Thank you Concrete Strategies.

By | May 30th, 2018|

Job Placement

Apprentice Scholar Malik Johnson who recently turned journeyman (2016 North Tech Graduate) helped select new tools for Bryan Keaton who begins work at Clayco in June as a apprentice laborer. Malik will help provide mentoring

By | May 30th, 2018|

Build Our Future Scholarship Award

Keishawn Outlaw, CCDI's newest Build Your Future Scholarship award winner, was given tools to start his apprenticeship with Concrete Strategies. Thank you Concrete Strategies!

By | May 29th, 2018|

Job Placement

After meeting with students and their families during CCDI's Annual Job Fair, Thermal Mechanics Inc. was put into contact with Victor Morris. After interviewing him and others, Victor was the standout candidate. He was offered

By | May 29th, 2018|

Job Placement

PayneCrest wished their favorite high school student a happy graduation! Hazelwood East/North Tech student, Joe Lawrence came to work for PayneCrest through CCDI and is now taking on full-time work with their team this summer

By | May 22nd, 2018|

Job Placement

Arlando is part of the CCDI program and was a 2017 North Tech High School Graduate. Arlando has been working with Kuesel Excavating for a year and recently received his Operating Engineer’s apprentice card! He

By | May 16th, 2018|

Volunteer Work

Apprentice Scholar Malik Johnson (2016 class) and apprentice scholar Chris Conners (2017 class) performed volunteer work with Tom Sieckhaus and the Clayco crew at Traditional Congregation in Creve Coeur, MO.

By | May 11th, 2018|

CCDI BBQ

This past weekend, we had over 150 people attend the CCDI BBQ at Howdershell Park in Florissant. Many mentors, students, apprentices, scholarship recipients and their families enjoyed a perfect day and great BBQ! And special

By | April 24th, 2018|