Sundt donates $5,000 to EVIT Construction program
Posted on 01/14/2016
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 Sundt Construction donated $5,000 this week to the Construction Technologies program at the East Valley Institute of Technology. Instructor Billy DeWitt said the donation will be used to purchase materials for the program.

 Michael Yeager, Daniel Haag and Sean Ray of Sundt Construction presented the $5,000 check to DeWitt, Principal Mark Yockus, Assistant Superintendent David Schapira and Superintendent Dr. Sally Downey.

 Downey said EVIT is fortunate to have such support from the business community. “Our business partners make it possible for us to provide quality career and technical education,” she said.

 The Construction program has also received significant support this year from the Home Builders Association of Central Arizona and the Association of the Wall & Ceiling Contractors of Arizona.

 Students in Construction Technologies learn hands-on skills in various disciplines of commercial and residential construction including electrical wiring, plumbing, masonry, framing, roofing, drywall and finish work. They also learn about safety, the use of hand and power tools, blueprint reading, estimating and construction industry operations.

 An industry-driven curriculum and internships prepare them for professional credentials, jobs, apprenticeships, community college and four-year colleges and universities.

EVIT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or sexual orientation in its programs or activities. CTE program offerings include: Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications; Auto & Transportation Services; Construction Technologies; Culinary Arts & Hospitality; Education; Engineering; Health Sciences; Human Services; Information Technology; Manufacturing Trades; and Public Safety. For a full listing of programs, go to The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in EVIT CTE programs. The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title IX/Title VII/EEOC Coordinator, EVIT Superintendent, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201 or call (480) 461-4000, or by email at; Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Tony Niccum, STEPS, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201, or call (480) 461-4154 or by email

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