Recently four Academy of Construction and Design interns participated in a job shadow day at the Associated Builders & Contractors national headquarters in DC. "ABC’s volunteer mentors Tia Perry and Karen Livingston expanded their work with ACAD to create great experience for our seniors," explained ACAD Director Shelly Karriem. "Simeon Coker, Mehki McClam, DaJour McDowney, and Tyrese Vaughn had the opportunity to explore the various positions in this membership organization that supports the construction industry. Each student spent time with volunteers from marketing, digital marketing, magazine editing, finance, insurance information technology, communications, and government affairs."
Scholars finished the day with lunch from Chipotle and a speech by ABC Vice President of Environment, Health, Safety, and Workforce Development Greg Sizemore, who spoke to scholars about being a champion and encouraged them to define champion for themselves.
ACAD will welcome the ABC team as part of our Meet the Future luncheon in May.