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Detroit, MI, United States, 2014/06/19 - Turner Construction Company announced they have entered into a partnership with the Eagle Academy Foundation - TurnerConstruction.com.
Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce they have entered into a partnership with the Eagle Academy Foundation, to offer mentorship, academic and personal guidance to twelve Eagle Academy students from the Bronx and Brooklyn.
Turner employees will work one on one with the students to develop leadership and interview skills, help remove obstacles to success, and work on staying focused academically and professionally. In addition to this support, each student will participate in an internship program, six of them with Turner.
"One of our mottos at Turner is 'partnerships strengthen relationships and relationships strengthen partnerships' and that is what we are dealing with in the partnership with the Eagle Academy," said Hilton Smith, senior vice president for Community Affairs. He continued,"The partnership will be monumental between Turner and the Eagle Academy as they promote, stimulate and motivate young men to succeed academically. We are tremendously proud to be a corporate mentor to this outstanding program."
About Turner Construction Company
Turner Construction Company (turnerconstruction.com) provides building services to clients who value diligence, resourcefulness and creativity in a partner. We maintain a network of offices in North America and around the globe, with a staff of 5,000 employees who work on more than 1,200 projects each year. With $8 billion in annual construction volume, we rank first or second in the industry’s major market segments.
As a North America-based, international company, we are able to offer clients the accessibility and support of a local firm with the stability and resources of a multi-national organization.