June 09, 2021
The Baldwyn (Miss.) district has begun construction of a vocational-technical facility.
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that the 11,900-square-foot Baldwyn Career Advancement Center will have include two workshops with extended ceilings, one conference room, four offices, two bathrooms, a lobby, a dock lift and expandable entrances.
Superintendent Jason McKay says the district and school board have been working for more than a year to make the facility a reality. Voters approved a $2 million bond issue in January to pay for the construction.
Prior to the bond vote, the district said that 40 Baldwyn students were traveling to the Prentiss County Vocational Education facility in Booneville for vo-tech classes, The new facility will enable Baldwyn to expand class options for vo-tech students and community members.
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