Beaufort Academy breaks ground

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Beaufort Academy held a ceremony July 10 to celebrate the groundbreaking of its project to renovate the gymnasium and modernize classrooms, the lunch room, and other areas of the building. Garrett Wreden, a 2001 graduate of BA and chairman of the school’s capital campaign, welcomed more than 50 guests, including donors, parents, and faculty to view the progress. Head of School Dr. Dan Durbin shared his vision for BA

Highlights of the $2 million budgeted project include:

  • Complete upgrade of mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems
  • Improved energy efficiency
  • Exposed truss system
  • New multifunctional design layout
  • Installation of a permanent performance stage for the arts
  • A new roof system
  • Modernized locker rooms
  • New score board
  • Upgraded cafeteria and student center
  • Upgraded lobby
  • Improved visual signage
  • Upgraded student courtyard
  • All classrooms will be updated with modern finishes
  • Repurposing of the bleacher system

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