Ribbon cutting ceremony held Tuesday.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
The Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School community were excited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony at the school district’s new gymnasium on Tuesday. Part of a $32 million addition and renovation project which officially began Nov. 30, 2011, the new gymnasium meets Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) size requirements and MSBA size guidelines for the enrolled student population. Funding for the project came from three distinct sources. The district qualified for a reimbursement rate of 80 percent of allowable expenses through funding by the Massachusetts School Building Authority; Member communities continue to pay a combined $192,000 per year as part of their annual capital expenditure budget for…
Local and state officials were on hand Wednesday morning for the groundbreaking.
A $32 million project that will create sweeping changes to the building structure of Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School broke ground Wednesday. State and local officials were on hand for the ceremony. "This is a celebration of a unity of learners who have come together every single day with educators," State Treasurer Steve Grossman said. Grossman was the keynote speaker at the event. He was joined by the new head of the Massachusetts School Building Authority, Jack McCarthy, Brockton Mayor Linda Balzotti, Southeastern school committee members and Southeastern Superintendent Luis Lopes. The project will add new science labs, expansions to health and medical facilities, expansions to culinary art facilities, the …