Montpelier Schools Talking With Architects About Indoor Sports Facility

By: James Pruitt

An indoor sports complex will begin taking shape now that Montpelier Schools have begun interviewing architects.

The Board of Education reviewed and ranked various architectural proposals for the complex. The board appointed Superintendent Jamison Grime, Carla Rice, Darrell Higbie and Cristopher Wurm to negotiate the contracts.

The indoor facility will provide an exercise room and a walking track plus other facilities for students.

The district has put aside the money needed for the project so it can pay cash, Grime said.

In other news:
The board approved a trip by the high school robotics team to Marion for the National Robotics Challenge. The trip will be April 7-9. The team’s adviser is Lester Orndorff.

The board also approved Megan Schilling as the junior high track coach.

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