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The house that education built

Friday, June 9, 2006

The Clay Community Schools Building Trades' 32nd house is completed and an Open House on Sunday will showcase the talents of 23 Clay County young men in the program.

Hammers and nails have been put away and the grass is finally starting to grow, until next semester anyway.

The Clay Community Schools Building Trades members have completed their 32nd house since the program's inception 32 years ago.

The house, located at 1725 E. Bill Brown Court. in Clay View Estates (just east of Murphy Road on Pinckley Street), will be open Sunday from 1-5 p.m. for an Open House that will showcase the skills of 23 Clay County members of the program from Clay City and Northview high schools.

The 2,128 sq. ft. house sits on a 124 x 125 lot and has three bedrooms, two baths, a formal dining room, breakfast nook, formal living room, great room and two-car attached garage.

Features of the all-electric home include a brick veneer exterior, laminate flooring in breakfast nook, kitchen and dining room, vinyl flooring in utility room, two walk-in closets, cedar-lined closets, cathedral ceiling in great room, dishwasher, garbage disposal, fridge, stove, and over-the-range microwave with hood.

Members of the 2005-06 Building Trades program are: Kenny Foxx, Tyler Sinders, David Hayes, Zach Godsey, Daniel Curtis, Michael Myers, Dan Mitten, Justin Corona, Adam Raines, John Williams, Tony Holmes, Scott Conklin, Matt Deakins, Phillip Gordon, Jacob Brown, Tim Holmes, Brian Metz, Josh Holt, Joe Burk, Bill Wells, Ben Witt, Austin Nicosin and Michael McClellans. Instructor Dan Dragon and Assistant Instructor Rod Clarke assisted in the building process.

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