The Redwood Area School District is excited to announce the ground breaking ceremony for the Orrin S. Estebo Career Development and Technical Training Center.

The new addition to the Redwood Valley Middle School/High School building will add 10,000 square feet to the campus and will also involve the remodeling of existing metal and woods labs, as well as art and music rooms.

The new space will include outdoor agriculture and shop areas, “clean” and “dirty” agriculture classrooms, a grow lab, nursing training space, a business and careers center and a new addition for the music department.

This construction project was made possible through a $1 million pledge from Orrin S. Estebo. 

Estebo is a strong supporter of the vocational trades and the job opportunities in these fields.

The goals for this building project are to provide educational opportunities for students entering the work force, to provide vocational training opportunities for students and adults in the community, to create an open environment for students to explore different career options and to provide access to real-world, applied learning experiences that empower students to gain the skills they need to thrive in college, career and beyond.

The public is invited to attend the ground breaking ceremony May 22 at 2 p.m. It will take place in the lower level parking area of the Redwood Valley Middle School/High School.

Orrin Estebo and State Sen. Gary Dahms are expected to be in attendance along with other dignitaries.

There will be refreshments served after the ceremony.