Four County to host Building Trades open house

The public is invited to attend the 49th annual Four County Career Center’s Building Trades Open House on May 19 from 1-4 p.m. During this past year, 110 high school students at the Career Center have assisted with the construction of the 82nd new home as part of their career training. Curtis Miller, carpentry instructor, and the senior carpentry classes did the general construction of the home including exterior finish, interior and drywall finish, for Dennis and Gloria Arps. It is located at 2610 Carpenter Road in Defiance. The Arps home is a single-story ranch with three bedrooms, two full bathrooms and one half bath, great room, kitchen, dining room and a full basement along with a two-car garage. The outside of the home is covered in vinyl siding . The junior carpentry class, under the direction of instructor Matt Dye, assisted with the rough construction. Scott Williams, senior electrical instructor, and his class did the low voltage, data communications, service and finish electrical wiring. Installation of the water supply and drainage was completed by the senior mechanical systems and piping class with instructor Steve Steingass. The interior design class with instructor Lisa Hall assisted with the painting. Photo courtesy of FCCC

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