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From the Ground Up: Table Rock Career Center

20281 State Highway 413, Reeds Spring

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Owner: Reeds Spring School District
Construction manager: DeWitt & Associates Inc.
Architect: Dake Wells Architecture Inc.
Engineers: Crawford, Murphy & Tilly Inc., civil; J&M Engineering LLC, structural; True Engineering Group LLC, mechanical, electrical and plumbing; and STW Design Inc. (St. Louis), landscape
Size: 70,000 square feet
Estimated cost: $35.2 million
Funding source: Voter-approved bond issue
Estimated completion: August 2024
Project description: The Reeds Spring School District is on track to replace its outdated Gibson Technical Center by the start of the 2024-25 school year with a building that is roughly 26,000 square feet larger and will allow for the expansion of programming, Superintendent Cody Hirschi told Springfield Business Journal in past reporting. District officials say some 400 students from 11 districts use the current building, and that represents a 40% enrollment increase over the past 10 years. The new building will have the capacity to serve up to 600 students, with space available for future additions, officials say. Programs taught in the center include construction technology, welding, automotive technology, emergency medical and culinary arts, all of which have waiting lists, officials say, and the new center will add more engineering and criminal justice to the lineup. The new building is adjacent to Reeds Spring High School, and its design includes a large commons area and a 70-seat lecture hall.

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