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2nd floor project nears completion

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Second floor renovations nearing completion

Second floor renovations nearing completion

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As part of the ongoing renovation of the main building at Mount Carmel,construction on the 2nd floor is nearing completion, with the goal to be done by October 1.

Dr. John Byrne,Vice President of Operations, noted that everything has gone smoothly with this summer’s construction schedule.

The project included complete tear-down of the old classrooms, which were rebuilt with new writeable surface walls, new wooden floors, new lighting, new electrical and heating systems. eat classroom also will be equated  new technology and flexible seating. The 2nd floor hall ways will feature brighter lighting,larger lockers, and repairs to the terrazzo floors.

The cost of the 2nd floor construction is 1.2 million dollars. The funding has been provided by alumni, foundations and other supporters of the school.

General contract Walsh Group construction management services. They are handling wall construction. Sub contract is Arch Mechanical. They are handling heat, air conditioning and floors.

The next phase of the project will be to renovate the 1st floor classrooms. That phase is currently scheduled to begin next summer.

 

Trent Smith
Dr. John Byrne, MC Vice President of Operations, reports that the 2nd floor renovation is nearing completion.

 

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Trent Smith, Staff Writer

Trent Smith is a junior at Mt.Carmel High School. He is 16 years old, and was born in Chicago but raised in Riverdale, Illinois.  He attended Christ Our Savior Catholic School in South Holland and has played basketball since he was four years old. He has also been bowling since he was four years old. The best game he has rolled was a 190 at Castaways Bowl, Calumet City. His passion for bowling started with his dad and grandfather taking him out  every summer on Saturdays to a bowling league.

 

 

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