Cutting-edge Construction Academy now a reality at Navarre High

Jim Wendel was once asked by former principal Bill Emerson what an ideal building for a construction academy would look like if he could have one on the campus of Navarre High School.

“I drew a sketch on a napkin,” said Wendel, who has taught at Navarre High School for 14 years.

The sketch is now a reality. The construction academy was completed earlier this year and officially began being used for classes Jan. 27.

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Alex Charlesworth and Storm Pandolph place stakes for a house they are building in the Construction Academy.

Alex Charlesworth and Storm Pandolph place stakes for a house they are building in the Construction Academy.

Students are required to design a home and then build the model to scale for a competition at the end of the year.

Students are required to design a home and then build the model to scale for a competition at the end of the year.

 

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