The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce hosted the inaugural Build A Shed Competition for students in Charleston County School District, Berkeley County School District, and Dorchester District 2 on April 27, 2018. The event was staged at the Exchange Park fairgrounds in Ladson.
3 schools from Charleston County School District participated in the construction themed competition: Wando High School, R.B. Stall High School, and Charleston County School of the Arts.
The goal of the competition was to highlight the high demand jobs in the Architecture & Construction Career System.
All participating students earned their OSHA 10 Certification in preparation for the build day event.
Through the building competition process students had opportunities to work directly with local professionals in the construction industry. Special thanks to
Check out this link for a full recap from the Charleston Metro Chamber on the event! This truly was a fantastic work-based learning opportunity for our students! Special thanks to ABC Carolinas for their support and leadership in cooperation with the chamber for this event!
At the end of the competition, overall awards were given to
– 1st Place: Fort Dorchester High School
– 2nd Place: R.B. Stall High School
– 3rd place: Wando High School