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Building for their future

Modified: Monday, Oct 28th, 2013

(1) Brookings High School students (from left) Josh Nelson, Dalton Axelsen and Jacob Foiles work to put a roof on the three-bedroom home. | (2) This three-bedroom home is being built by Residential Construction students outside BHS’ Career and Technical Education building. Photos: Charis Prunty/Register

• Brookings students learning more than building trade in construction class

BROOKINGS – Unless you have (or are) a student at Brookings High School to see the work that goes on there all school year, when it comes time for the house auction held each May, you may wonder: Where’d they get that house?

Students built it, from scratch, right outside the school. It’s a project of Todd Irvine’s Residential Construction class that will not only teach students construction and other valuable skills, but will create a sought-after final product.

For the complete article see the 10-28-2013 issue.

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