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St. Louis Events

Saturday Academy – November 2023

A big thank you to Dan Wies for hosting our students for a CCDI Saturday Academy session today at Wies Offsite. The students had the opportunity to learn about steel studs, prefabrication, BIM modeling, blueprint reading and other technology used in construction. Then they headed into the shop and rolled up their sleeves to create their own mini wall by reading a blueprint plan, constructing a steel frame and hanging a small sheet of drywall. Thank you, Dan, for providing all the materials. Special thanks to Jesse Sanders and Patrick Hanneken for guest speaking on soft and hard skills.

November 19th, 2023|

Alumni Trades Day

CCDI hosted our annual “Alumni Trades Day” Saturday Academy session at North Technical and it was our biggest turnout to date. We had 40 high school students participate in trades related demo stations ran by 22 of our program graduates, many of them who are now journeymen or women at their craft. Big thank you to Patrick Hanneken who helped to design each station and get the room ready for our event. It truly was an awesome site to see how engaged the students were in this weekends session. This of course would not have been possible without our amazing

October 30th, 2023|

Saturday Academy – October 2023

What an awesome turnout for our first Saturday Academy session! How awesome is it to see 25 high school students get up early on a Saturday to work on personal and professional development. Big props to Dan Lester Sr., MCA for bringing the energy and teaching the students, not only about the Clayco Enterprise, but about the importance of building their brand. Thank you to Sandra Marks for sharing her powerful words of wisdom. Keep the “best and the brightest” in your circle! Shout out to the 8 amazing CCDI Alumni for speaking to the students and leading breakout sessions.

October 7th, 2023|