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Awards / Recognition

2009 FOUNDER’S AWARD

The American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) recognized the Construction Careers Center as a national leader in innovations in construction education.

2008 FOCUS ST. LOUIS AWARD

FOCUS St. Louis recognized the Construction Careers Center for demonstrating innovative solutions toward the shrinking workforce by successfully piloting a program to diversify the construction industry and provide needed workers to the industry through education.

2007 MAYOR’S AWARD

St. Louis Mayor, Francis G. Slay recognized the Construction Careers Center for its pioneering approach to diversifying the construction industry and enhancing workforce development in the City of St. Louis.

2006 DIVERSITY AWARD

The AGC of America recognized the Construction Careers Center with its inaugural diversity award for the school’s efforts to address the diversity issue in the construction industry.

2006 CURT WORKFORCE AWARD

The Construction Users Round Table, some of the world’s largest purchasers of construction, recognized the Construction Careers Center for its workforce development efforts.

2003 SOLD ON ST. LOUIS AWARD

The St. Louis Regional Chamber & Growth Association presented this award in the Special Achievement Awards category in honor of the early successes at the school.










Gina Washington

L-R: Gina Washington, Gabrielle Fields and Jim Morgan, Subsurface Constructors, Inc. with the CURT award.

Mayor Francis Slay

L-R: St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, CCC students Alexis Lewis and Demarco Haynes and City Development Director Rodney Crim with the Mayor’s Award.



L-R: Bob Segner, 2009 ACCE Chairman, Dianne Slattery, Ph.D., P.E. SIU Edwardsville, School of Engineering, Department Of Construction, 2009 CCC Graduate Brandon Dyer and AGC of St. Louis President Leonard Toenjes with the Founder’s Award.