Cultivating Growth and Friendship: Schmidt Associates and the Felege Hiywot Center

In the bustling city of Indianapolis, a hidden gem has been nurturing and empowering neighborhood youth for decades. The Felege Hiywot Center is an amazing organization, led by visionary Founder and Executive Director Aster Bekele, who has been making great strides in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood. Deeply invested in community development and servant leadership, Bekele immigrated […]

CANstruction 2023: Choke Out Hunger Pays Tribute to Indiana Pacers Legend Reggie Miller

At the 2023 Indiana State Fair, Schmidt Associates and Turner Construction are honoring Indiana Pacers legend Reggie Miller with their ‘Choke Out Hunger’ display for the annual CANstruction competition. This captivating structure made entirely of canned goods commemorates Miller’s historic achievement on May 7, 1994, when he scored eight points in under nine seconds to […]

Q&A With Construction Administrator Tom Stapleton

A seasoned construction administrator, industry expert, and problem solver, Tom Stapleton played a pivotal role as the construction administrator (CA) for the recently opened Indiana Farm Bureau Fall Creek Pavilion, where he diligently made sure the contractor adhered to the drawings and specifications, promptly responded to contractor requests for information (RFIs), and skillfully resolved design […]

Designing Prosperity: Transforming Iroquois High School and Paving the Way for Comprehensive, Skills-Based Training

Committed to providing students with state-of-the-art facilities that foster technical knowledge and employability, Jefferson County Public Schools has embarked on a transformative project at Iroquois High School to renovate an existing skilled trades teaching facility into a premiere building for technical career training for the large and culturally diverse student body. This comprehensive plan will […]

Empowering Children with Special Needs: The Journey of Children’s TherAplay Foundation

The Children’s TherAplay Foundation is a remarkable nonprofit pediatric outpatient clinic dedicated to serving children with disabilities. Driven by the noble mission of enabling these children to live life to their fullest potential, the Foundation provides a warm and supportive environment for both children and their families. TherAplay is home to the largest clinic in […]