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Kyah Donaldson

The CCDI foundation has awarded a full scholarship to Kyah Donaldson.  Kyah, a senior at Ritenour High School, is well deserving of this scholarship based upon her entrepreneurial work ethic, outgoing personality and high academic

By | January 30th, 2018|

Trenton Kwasa

The CCDI foundation has awarded a full scholarship to Trenton Kwasa. Trenton, a senior at Ritenour High School is well deserving of this scholarship based upon his strong work ethic, community involvement and leadership skills.

By | January 30th, 2018|

Construction Academy

The CCDI Construction Academy, led by Dr. Chaun Robinson and Dan Lester, kicked off 2018 in spectacular fashion! Students from 6 local area high schools learned about Project Directors from Clayco Executive VP Tom Sieckhaus

By | January 30th, 2018|

Jobsite Tours

CCDI mentor Bob Kaemmerlen took his mentee DJ to tour four active jobsites. It went fantastic and DJ got to observe several electricians in the field.

By | January 22nd, 2018|

PayneCrest Internship

Joe L. is a senior at North Tech High School. Every afternoon, he works hard at his internship at PayneCrest and plans to become an electrician after he graduates.

By | January 8th, 2018|

Art & Science Day

Clayco and CCDI hosted the Art & Science Day at Jennings Sr. High School. Over 60 students met with 15 contractors and learned about the trade options, along with the professional options, in the construction

By | December 29th, 2017|

Site Tour

Clayco hosted 32 students from North Tech High School to tour of an active jobsite. As part of the jobsite visit, Concrete Strategies, Luth and Kone Elevator talked with the students about what characteristics are

By | November 21st, 2017|

2nd Annual Bowling Night

CCDI hosted its 2nd Annual Bowling Night for our Mentors and students! At Crest Bowl in Florissant, mentors, students, and parents came together for a fun night of pizza and bowling.

By | November 15th, 2017|

Guest of Honor

On November 1, Chris Conners was the guest of honor at 801 Chop House. Chris is a second-year carpenter working for Concrete Strategies. Chris has volunteered for the National Guard Reserve and is leaving November

By | November 14th, 2017|

CCDI Construction Academy

The CCDI Construction Academy brings CCDI students together once a month to discuss careers in construction and learn the soft skills needed to be successful in the industry. During October's Construction Academy, CCDI students learned

By | November 6th, 2017|