New York, NY (PRWEB) June 19, 2014
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 the Eagle Academy Foundation
The Eagle Academy Foundation develops and supports a network of all male, grades 6 through 12, college-preparatory schools in challenged, urban communities that educate and mentor young men into future leaders committed to excellence in character, scholastic achievement and community service, and to promote these principles nationally. For more information, please visit http://eagleacademyfoundation.com/home.htm.
About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies and offers an increasingly diverse set of services. With an annual construction volume of $9 billion, Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, one of the world’s leading international construction service providers. For more information, please visit http://www.turnerconstruction.com.
HOCHTIEF is one of the most international construction groups worldwide. The company delivers complex infrastructure projects, in some cases on the basis of concession models. The Group operates in the transportation infrastructure, energy infrastructure and social/urban infrastructure segments as well as in the contract mining business. With nearly 81,000 employees and a sales volume of more than EUR 25 billion in FY 2013, HOCHTIEF is represented in all the world’s major markets. With its subsidiary Leighton, the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at http://www.hochtief.com/press.