News and Events2019-02-26T17:53:54+00:00

Laptop Donations

Trenton Kwasa and Kyah Donald, 2018 CCDI Build Our Future recipients, received Mac Book Pro’s donated by Clayco’s IT team. Kyah will be attending Missouri S&T next fall to continue on her track of becoming a civil engineer. Trenton will be attending Washington University to pursue a degree in community development and urban planning. CCDI would like to extend a special thanks to Anthony Greer, Darrell Thomas, Matt Shea, Jesse Sanders and the entire Clayco IT department for supplying the tools to help our students succeed on their college journey!
September 17th, 2019|

Alumni Bowling Night

CCDI’s alumni group gathered together for a bowling night! It was a great night of fun and pizza! Everyone is looking forward to the group’s our next alumni meeting.

September 10th, 2019|

Trenton and Kyah Summer Internship

Trenton Kwasa and Kyah Donald, 2018 Build Our Future Scholarship recipients who are working hard on their journey to become civil engineers, recently completed a 6-week summer internship with KAI, ABNA, and Clayco. They were joined by Rashad Johnson, 2018 graduate of CBC, in the last two weeks of their internship. CCDI would like to thank all the companies who assisted in this valuable learning experience. We know the future is bright for each of these phenomenal students!

August 2nd, 2019|

CCDI Alumni Meeting

On June 19, CCDI & North Tech teamed up to host the first ever alumni meeting for graduates of the North Tech construction program and CCDI. Jessica Harvey, 2010 North Tech graduate and Senior Project Engineer at Clayco and Patrick Hanneken, North Tech COI Instructor, will be leading these monthly meetings to offer our former graduates support, as well as mentorship opportunities to impact the next group of students that will be entering the field. We had 27 graduates from the class of 2015 to 2019 take part in this month’s meeting and are looking forward to a team-building bowling event in July! If you are interested in joining the alumni group, email

June 25th, 2019|

CCDI Signing Day and BBQ

Thank you to everyone who made it out to CCDI’s Signing Day & BBQ to celebrate our seniors signing into full-time employment to become the next generation of high-demand skilled trades men and women! Thank you to all the 2019 hiring companies: Tarlton Corporation, Flooring Systems INC, PM Leach Painting, Wies Drywall and Construction Corp., Bryne and Jones Construction, Clayco, Hibbs Homes, Builder’s Bloc, L. Keeley Construction and Paynecrest Electric. Big thank you to K&K Supply Inc. for donating Apprentice Tool Kits and to Mr. Hanneken of North Tech High School for all your hard work with this group. Cheers class of 2019.

May 21st, 2019|

National Signing Day 2019

Happy National Signing Day to all the amazingly talented construction-innovation seniors at North Technical who will be entering into the workforce after graduation. CCDI is so proud of all your accomplishments and we are excited to support you in your next chapter in life. A huge thank you to the following companies for hiring our CCDI participants: L. Keeley Construction, Tarlton Corporation, Clayco, Wies Drywall and Construction Corp., Flooring Systems, Bryne & Jones, PayneCrest Electric, and PM Leach. And as always, thank you Patrick Hanneken for being such a dedicated and passionate teacher to these students!

May 10th, 2019|