Block Kids featured on WOWT

Thank you to WOWT and Chase Moffitt for their coverage of Block Kids on Saturday morning. Director Jody Duree gave three awesome interviews showing how NAWIC is empowering women to influence the direction of the construction industry by educating the future generation. 

Participants

2017 Winner!

Our 2017 winner, Tommy, posing with his project on display at Alamo Theatre for the pemiere of The Lego Movie.


Amazing project Tommy! 

Please register by January 19th, 2018.  We are limited to the fist 100 kids so register soon!

2015 Winner!

2016 Winner!

Volunteers/Donors

Our 2015 winner, Ellison, built a building and pumps to turn "Bad" water into "Good" water.  


Her project went on to take 2nd place at the Regional level.  Good job Ellison!

We are always in need of volunteers and donors to

keep this fabulous event free for the kids!

This year's Block Kids event will be held on Saturday, January 27th, at Metro Community College South Campus.  The event will start at 10 AM.    

Block Kids is a building competition created in 1990 to introduce grade school children to the construction industry.  It is a national competition, hosted locally by NAWIC Chapters.  Omaha has had several regional and national winners over the years.


Block Kids 2017 co-chairs:

Ashley Meirose - OPS

​Sarah Tufly - Freedom Specialty Contracting

Our 2016 winner, Dylan, built a power grid with blocks for poles and strings for wires.


Awesome job Dylan!