In June BYC partner Pinnix, Inc. was awarded the Gaston County Schools Certificate of Recognition for their outstanding contribution to the Students @ Work Program. Ron Pantuso, Pinnix President explained what they do; along with hosting teachers for the past two summers for educator day, they visit schools to speak directly with students and have come [...]
Carolina Construction School trains students to be “job ready” for heavy equipment, CDL and more. BYC spent time with this GREAT example of how companies in our industry have accepted the challenge to improve our workforce. Kim Lineberger, President of LCI-Lineberger Construction, Inc., is the NCCER accredited training sponsor and supporter for this State of South [...]
BYC joined the many middle school and high school teachers who focus on technical education for a conference in Greenville, SC June 25 thru 27. From across the state of South Carolina these CTE Educators learned the variety of careers and vocations that give their students viable, good-paying jobs in the technical arena. Joined by Greg [...]
Can you use a high school intern in Mecklenburg County, NC? The Charlotte Mayor’s Youth Empowerment Program may work for you. Already vetted, highly motivated and career-oriented students. The program has been ongoing for 31 years. You can observe how this year’s group is doing and prepare for being a part of next year. Their goals [...]
Thanks to Tyler Turnbull and Scott Pelin of Catalyst Surety Partners for a fun social event promoting Build Your Career. On top of a generous donation Tyler and Scott also asked all their clients and business associates to join in supporting Build Your Career when they invited them to the reception. “What wonderful out-of-the-box thinking” said [...]
BYC partner Mashburn Construction Co., Inc. was recently at a South Carolina Career Fair. Judging by the smiles, these middle school students had some fun while getting a great feel for the construction industry. Thanks to our partners here at Build Your Career.
BYC Partner, Contract Construction, Inc. of Chapin, SC is embarking on a dynamic program to have about a dozen high school students from Timberland High in Berkeley County, SC serving as apprentices this summer. Contract President, Greg Hughes’ spent summers on a construction site while growing up and knows firsthand the power of involving young people. [...]
Build Your Career played a BIG part at the CAGC Foundation Golf Tournament. We previewed our booth for student career fairs to show donors what they get for their money. So far we have been visited by over a thousand students at 5 career fairs. Thanks to you all for your generous donations.
Your Generous Donation Dollars go to Fund the Following Deliverables: Advertising and Promotional Materials Brochures and takeaway Items for: Our BYC Ambassadors Students Counselors and Teachers (Including small gifts to show their support) Parents Booth Space at Student Career Fairs Five already delivered through May 2017 Giveaway items attractive to young people stimulating Construction Career interest [...]