ELMIRA, Ore. -- Students at Elmira High School are learning carpentry skills and construction basics -- and are earning college credits along the way.
KEZI 9 News caught up with the students as they prepared the foundation for a new ticket booth for the football field.
It’s a three-level course. First-level students learned how to use a grade laser, and upper-level students helped level the ground.
“It’s a good opportunity,” junior Elizabeth Becker said. “There’s a lot of other elective classes that you could do but I would suggest doing more of these classes. I mean, it teaches you a lot of work opportunity and things like that, and it helps you learn how to do a lot of different things.”
Students in the program earn credits for Lane Community College’s construction technology course.
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