Back to school. For many, that means the start of another year of long hours in classes and lectures, writing papers, doing projects, studying, and working towards a future career. There’s a ton of merit to higher education and working hard towards a long term goal, but for many, slogging through years of coursework just to graduate with debt, no real-world experience, and only a prayer of finding a job isn’t an exciting or viable option.
Athletes know that success comes through hard work and discipline, by getting up early day after day and training when no one else is and by doing the things no one else will.
As an athlete, you also know that you are only as strong as the team that surrounds you— the people who encourage you when you are down and tired but not out, the brothers and sisters who push you to go beyond yourself and become your best self.
Like other students across America, you have probably been told by your teachers, counselors and parents that college is the only way to get a good job.
The truth is, millions of college graduates struggle to find employment in their preferred field.
The construction indusrty is growing at rates not seen since before the 2008 recession. The immense amount of work projected for 2017 needs to be done by well-trained, highly-educated professionals. Meaning there's never been a better time to join the construction trades!