St. Joseph News-Press

Science a Priority at Hillyard Center

A community vision for boosting the cause of science education is fulfilled with this week’s formal opening of the new Advanced Science Research Center.

The facility - four years in the planning and execution - is housed in a wing added to Hillyard Technical Center.

St. Joseph School District is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday at the center, 3434 Faraon St. Visitors will see what more than $1.6 million can mean to providing a state-of-the-art education:

■ Two floors totaling 8,150 square feet.

■ Two classrooms, a science laboratory and lab prep space.

■ An independent research area and lab prep space, with an adjoining conference room.

■ Commons areas on both levels. …

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